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15% of workers in Galway's hospitality sector say they have been sexually abused at work
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15% of workers in Galway's hospitality sector say they have been sexually abused at work

Mar 6th 2017, 6:00 PM 17,098 Views 22 Comments

A study of 400 workers revealed how sex abuse and harassment is rife across the city.

'It’s like they’re treated like slaves': Exploitation in the hospitality sector
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'It’s like they’re treated like slaves': Exploitation in the hospitality sector

Feb 25th 2017, 10:00 PM 23,685 Views 68 Comments

Over 400 respond to workplace survey highlighting exploitation within the industry.

Sacked Fox News host files sexual harassment suit against the company's CEO
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Sacked Fox News host files sexual harassment suit against the company's CEO

Jul 6th 2016, 9:53 PM 39,067 Views 38 Comments

The lawsuit alleges that when Carlson met with Ailes last September, he suggested a sexual relationship as a way of resolving her problems.

Elton John denies sexual harassment claims from former bodyguard
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Elton John denies sexual harassment claims from former bodyguard

Mar 30th 2016, 7:47 AM 12,832 Views 0 Comments

His lawyer said the claims were “baseless”.

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her
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Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

Jan 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 42,722 Views 91 Comments

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports
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Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Jan 15th 2016, 9:20 PM 36,507 Views 165 Comments

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

Was Chris Gayle being sexist or was it a bit of fun?
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Was Chris Gayle being sexist or was it a bit of fun?

Jan 7th 2016, 9:00 AM 669 Views 102 Comments

Sexual harassment hasn’t gone away, it’s just taken on ever new forms, writes Lorraine Courtney.

A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets
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A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets

Oct 29th 2015, 2:14 PM 31,673 Views 134 Comments

Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.

Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim
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Sex crimes investigator accused of trying to have sex with a sexual assault victim

Sep 30th 2015, 9:07 PM 22,470 Views 21 Comments

A woman is suing two officers who had been investigating a previous sexual assault on her.

A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment
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A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment

Sep 25th 2015, 7:37 PM 20,445 Views 10 Comments

Slow clap.

A BBC journalist was harassed on the street while reporting on street harassment...

A BBC journalist was harassed on the street while reporting on street harassment...

Sep 25th 2015, 6:51 PM 4,637 Views 2 Comments

Slow clap.

Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'
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Woman awarded €33k after security guard 'massaged her buttocks'

Sep 18th 2015, 7:55 PM 37,978 Views 0 Comments

The Equality Tribunal also found that she had been victimised by her employer in their handling of the complaint.

Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users for abusive comments
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Ashley Judd pressing charges against Twitter users for abusive comments

Mar 18th 2015, 3:52 PM 12,435 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2015, 9:06 PM 44,858 Views 56 Comments

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

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

Mar 9th 2015, 4:55 PM 61,242 Views 93 Comments

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

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

Mar 9th 2015, 9:25 AM 23,818 Views 59 Comments

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

Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world
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Opinion: Street harassment influences how women experience the world

Oct 29th 2014, 7:00 PM 667 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Oct 6th 2013, 1:35 PM 1,378 Views 351 Comments

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.

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

Sep 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 667 Views 62 Comments

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.

Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped
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Racial and sexual harassment lawsuit against Paula Deen dropped

Aug 23rd 2013, 10:57 PM 15,311 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Aug 20th 2013, 9:44 AM 43,781 Views 103 Comments

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

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

Jan 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 413 Views 155 Comments

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.

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

Nov 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 534 Views 223 Comments

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

India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment
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India's parliament passes law protecting women from workplace harassment

Sep 3rd 2012, 1:34 PM 3,836 Views 11 Comments

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

France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister
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France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister

Jul 24th 2012, 8:29 PM 9,327 Views 26 Comments

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

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman
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Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman

Nov 19th 2011, 2:20 PM 1,604 Views 13 Comments

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

Bullying rife in the HSE
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Bullying rife in the HSE

Nov 4th 2011, 7:20 AM 2,367 Views 18 Comments

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

French junior minister Georges Tron resigns over sexual harassment claims
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French junior minister Georges Tron resigns over sexual harassment claims

May 29th 2011, 1:45 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

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.

American Apparel chief facing second harassment lawsuit
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American Apparel chief facing second harassment lawsuit

Mar 24th 2011, 1:44 PM 762 Views 0 Comments

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