Sexual Harassment

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First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 2 reports

Prison, heavy fines possible for sexual harassers

Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — The social affairs committee of the Shoura Council has finalized its draft paper for a project to fight sexual harassment and will present it to the council’s plenary session this week to decide if it is worthy of discussion ... [Published Saudi Gazette - 41 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Tough punishment set for sexual harassment

Men and women convicted of committing sexual harassment will serve up to five years in prison or incur fines of up to SR500,000 or both, according to a draft law that will be discussed by the Shoura Council this week for endorsement.The new law will be ... [Published Arab News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Sexual abuse cases rock Kerala temple

, DHNS: Kerala’s Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, estimated to be home for assets worth Rs 1 lakh crore, has been found to be marred with “frequent instances of sexual harassment” within its premises by the Supreme Court appointed amicus curiae, who also ... [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 19 2014]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Learning, safely

With the issue of women's safety becoming a hotly debated topic, the importance of providing a safe environment for female students also gains prominence. The University Grants Commission (UGC) task force's report on the security measures in educational ... [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Sexual harassment lawsuit settled

at 12:05 amBLOOMFIELD – A lawsuit filed in 2012 accusing Bloomfield’s city manager of sexual harassment has been settled.The Daily Times reports that City Manager David Fuqua and the city of Bloomfield settled the suit for $200,000 last week.Julie Baird ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Another Sexual Harassment Suit Filed Against Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Ten-term Congressman and ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is the object of yet another sexual harassment lawsuit. Bodygaurds watched as Filner "kissed, massaged, (and) groped" anti-domestic violence activist Marilyn McGaughy at an elementary school, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Study Points to High Levels of Workplace Harassment Against …

The Mark Law firm is a local full service firm located at 40 Clinton Street in Newark.   Feel free to call us at 973-440-2311 with any questions you may have regarding this article or any other legal issues you may have.  We are here to help.Employees ... [Published Newark NJ Patch - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Sexual harassment case against city manager settled for $200,000

David Fuqua (Daily Times file photo)BLOOMFIELD — A sexual harassment lawsuit originally filed in U.S. District Court in November 2012 against City Manager David Fuqua and the city of Bloomfield was settled for $200,000 earlier this week.The lawsuit filed ... [Published Four Corners Business Journal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Youth convicted of sexual harassment released

NEW DELHI: A 20-year-old youth, convicted of sexually harassing his 12-year-old relative, has been released by a trial court which took a "lenient view" considering his young age."Having regard to the fact that the convict is a young boy aged about 20 ... [Published Times of India - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish Women Use Twitter to Fight Sexual Harassment

Thousands of Turkish women have taken part in a Twitter campaign to voice outrage at men who invade their space by spreading their legs while sitting next to them on buses and trains.“Stop spreading your legs. Don’t occupy my space,” reads the campaign ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Mitch McConnell's Role In Senate Sexual-Harassment Probe Comes Under Scrutiny

Facing his toughest reelection battle in years against a well-known and well-financed female opponent, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently boasted that he led the Senate in ousting a GOP colleague accused of sexual harassment in 1995. But news reports from ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

U. of Colorado Violated Faculty Rights in Philosophy Dept. Scandal, AAUP Says

Administrators at the University of Colorado at Boulder violated principles of academic freedom and faculty self-governance when they responded to allegations of sexual harassment in the philosophy department, and they should reverse their decision to ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Apr 18 2014]

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...Only if there is a cause of action will there be a reaction from our side," says the Principal of BMS College of Engineering, Mallikharjuna Babu K "We do, however, have an Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee that is lead by the seniormost woman teacher of our college. They set the guidelines for preventing cases like sexual harassment and ragging. We try our best not to abet such cases, for example, by making sure that there are no night shifts and even ensuring that students do not have a chance of interacting privately in closed rooms."
"Is 5-15 years enough to forget? Is it enough to compensate what had happened to the victims? It is not enough!" Fellma said on the website
MPs are increasingly put off Prime Ministers Questions (PMQs) by the "histrionics and cacophony..."

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Prison, heavy fines possible for sexual harassers [Published Saudi Gazette - 41 mins ago]
Prison, heavy fines possible for sexual harassers [Published Saudi Gazette - Kingdom - 2 hours ago]
Tough punishment set for sexual harassment [Published Arab News - 3 hours ago]
Infosys’ next CEO to be from IT services only [Published Economic Times - 3 hours ago]
The state of the Deaf nation [Published Manila Bulletin - 4 hours ago]
Being stalked? There’s no law for that [Published Taipei Times Online - 5 hours ago]
Learning, safely [Published The Hindu - 13 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Panel should rehear charges against ... [Published The Henderson Gleaner - 14 hours ago]
Canine care [Published Kathmandu Post - 15 hours ago]
Israeli Women, Part 2: Island of Progress in a ... [Published Pajamas Media - 17 hours ago]
Sexual harassment lawsuit settled [Published Albuquerque Journal - 17 hours ago]
County Board will discuss employee complaints [Published Red Wing Republican Eagle - 17 hours ago]
Fort Riley quickly overhauls its sexual assault... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
Online Petition Demands Maximum Sentence for JI... [Published Tempo.co - 18 hours ago]
Kicking butt and keeping panties off the table [Published Kentucky.com - 18 hours ago]
Bercow to set up helpline for staff 'harassed b... [Published itv.com - 19 hours ago]
Regain control of your company's e-mail system [Published IT Web - 19 hours ago]
Troubled Central Basin Water District may lose ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 20 hours ago]
MPs Sexually Harassing Researchers In Parliament [Published Spy Ghana - 21 hours ago]
SC Order Historical Judicial Victory for Transg... [Published New Indian Express - 23 hours ago]
Tackling gender-based violence [Published The Nation Nigeria - Apr 20 2014]
Editorial: Still too much secrecy in CU philoso... [Published Denver Post - Apr 20 2014]
Poll Campaign Trail [Published Kashmir Times - Apr 20 2014]
Govt asked to open doors of legislative houses ... [Published Daily Times - Apr 19 2014]
France battles sexual abuse in the military [Published The Independent - Apr 19 2014]
Another Sexual Harassment Suit Filed Against Fo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 19 2014]
Sexual abuse cases rock Kerala temple [Published Deccan Herald - Apr 19 2014]
Fort Riley quickly overhauls its sexual assault... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 19 2014]
Democratic governor’s race could form soon [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Grimes asks for full hearing in Arnold ethics case [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
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Another Sexual Harassment Suit Filed Against Fo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 19 2014]
Ten-term Congressman and ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is the object of yet another sexual harassment lawsuit. Bodygaurds watched as Filner "kissed, massaged, (and) groped" anti-domestic violence activist Marilyn McGaughy at an elementary school, ...
Birth of the VRWC [Published Power Line - Apr 19 2014]
(Scott Johnson) Politico draws attention to the release yesterday in the latest tranche of papers from the Clinton library of what it refers to as the conspiracy commerce memo.” The memo appears to be undated; Politico assigns it to 1995, contemporaneous ...
Turkish Women Use Twitter to Fight Sexual Haras... [Published The Lede - Apr 18 2014]
Thousands of Turkish women have taken part in a Twitter campaign to voice outrage at men who invade their space by spreading their legs while sitting next to them on buses and trains. ...
The Internet According to Bill Clinton's White ... [Published Mashable! - Apr 18 2014]
Let the record show: Bill Clinton's White House was one of the first to warn us that not everything we read on the Internet is true — way back in 1995. Approximately 7,500 pages of records from Bill Clinton’s time in the White House were released ...
Boys’ club Britain: The world’s most sexist cou... [Published Pandagon - Apr 18 2014]
A sexist ‘boys club’ culture is rife in Britain, a senior United Nations official said today. It leads to the ‘ over-sexualisation’ of young women and the ‘marketisation of their bodies’ in the media, said Rashida Manjoo, who spent 16 days in the country ...
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