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#Sexual Harassment

From TheJournal.ie Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users for abusive comments March Madness

Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users for abusive comments

The actress was tweeting about her favourite basketball team when it happened.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland 'to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs' Negative Attention

Controversial doctor asked to come to Ireland 'to instruct trainees how to give blow jobs'

Dr Gabrielle McMullin said, “We have to get rid of the culture where if you complain about sexual harassment then you get punished.”

From TheJournal.ie Female doctor was told 'learn to suck c**k' Sexual Harassment This post contains a poll

Female doctor was told 'learn to suck c**k'

Several women have come forward after Dr Gabrielle McMullin made controversial remarks.

From TheJournal.ie Surgeon tells female trainees it's best for their careers to comply with sexual advances Sexual Harassment

Surgeon tells female trainees it's best for their careers to comply with sexual advances

The Trinity educated surgeon said she made the comments out of frustration with the system and to expose what’s happening.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world Harassment

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world

In terms of social geography, street harassment changes the way women experience and use public spaces – it is made smaller, it is limited.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Making lewd remarks to women on the street is not 'banter' Column

Column: Making lewd remarks to women on the street is not 'banter'

Vulgar comments, wolf-whistles, groping – almost every woman has been subject to this kind of unacceptable behaviour. It’s not ‘banter’ and it’s not complimentary, writes Mia Doering.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India' Column

Column: 'It is a crime to be born a woman in India'

Shame is a powerful concept, used to control and modify behaviour the world over – and it has been used to perpetuate gender imbalances in countries like India, writes Christie Louise Tucker.

From TheJournal.ie Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped Racist Slurs

Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped

Deen was dropped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath she had used racial slurs in the past.

From TheJournal.ie Young employee dubbed 'Virgin Mary' by supervisors wins sexual harassment case Equality Tribunal

Young employee dubbed 'Virgin Mary' by supervisors wins sexual harassment case

The young woman was awarded the maximum of two years’ salary by the Equality Tribunal.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing Opinion

Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing

A new #shoutingback project on social media reveals lots of decent men are horrified by public harassment of women – none of us, men or women, should put up with it.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Shouting ‘nice arse’ isn’t innocent, and we shouldn’t ignore it Opinion

Column: Shouting ‘nice arse’ isn’t innocent, and we shouldn’t ignore it

Seemingly innocuous comments to women are part of a spectrum of harassment – and it’s time we did something about it, writes Jenny Dunne.

From TheJournal.ie India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment India

India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment

The bill requires all workplaces in the rapidly industrialising country to have a formal complaints system for harassment allegations.

From TheJournal.ie France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister France This post contains videos

France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister

France is debating new laws on sexual harassment – but they won’t come soon enough to stop wolf-whistling in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman Cain This post contains videos

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman

The Republican Party presidential candidate and businessman said that the accusations are all “baseless”.

From TheJournal.ie Bullying rife in the HSE Bullying

Bullying rife in the HSE

There have been 135 cases of alleged bullying and sexual harassment within the organisation since 2007.

From TheJournal.ie French junior minister Georges Tron resigns over sexual harassment claims France

French junior minister Georges Tron resigns over sexual harassment claims

Prime Minister Francois Fillon has confirmed the resignation of Tron, who is also the mayor of a Parisian suburb, after two women complained that he molested them.

From TheJournal.ie American Apparel chief facing second harassment lawsuit Dov Charney

American Apparel chief facing second harassment lawsuit

Dov Charney is facing a second legal action, after a second employee claims she was sexually harassed by the 41-year-old.