Harassment

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A woman on her phone on the tube

Cyberflashing will finally become a crime under the new Online Safety Bill

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • Three young women on their phone
    News

    This is how many young women have been sent unwanted sexual images on social media

  • Laverne Cox
    News

    We can’t turn a blind eye to transphobic hate crime in the UK

  • Rosena Allin-Khan
    People

    Labour deputy candidate Rosena Allin-Khan speaks out about dealing with workplace harassment

Latest Stories

Life

A woman is suing an airline after one of its employees stole her number, stalked and harassed her

Her empowering reaction is the silver lining.

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Megan Murray
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Piers Morgan getting angry about faux leather trousers.
People

Piers Morgan’s comments about Laura Tobin’s faux leather trousers are not OK

Forget Meghan Markle, Piers Morgan has found his latest target: a pair of faux leather trousers.

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Lauren Geall
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Nicola Roberts
People

Nicola Roberts was stalked for 5 years, and it had an enormous impact on her life

The Girls Aloud star has opened up about her ordeal in a powerful new interview.

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Lauren Geall
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Sexism and depression: a new study has revealed the damaging impact sexism has on our mental health
Life

This is the real impact sexism has on our mental health

New research has revealed a clear link between sexism and clinical depression.

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Lauren Geall
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Jessica Rapana
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How many accused harassers are allowed to return to work? More than you might think

It’s been two years since #metoo – and yet, some employers seem to have missed the memo.

Long Reads

How worried should we be about abuse pushing women out of politics?

Nineteen female MPs have stepped down ahead of the general election. Abuse has been cited as a major factor – so how concerned should we be?

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Moya Crockett
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Former congresswoman Katie Hill
People

Katie Hill says right-wing media is “enabling and perpetuating” her husband's abuse

Former congresswoman vows to fight revenge porn in defiant video message

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Anna Brech
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Man
Life

What it’s really like to be a man in 2019

“Is dating harder for men these days? Is life? The answer remains the same: yes.”

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Anonymous
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People

Anna Faris was banned from New Zealand for speaking out against cat callers

We want to remind you: this is not OK.

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Chloe Gray
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Life

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right: no-one should be forced to endure Twitter abuse

"Harassment is not a viewpoint."

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Christobel Hastings
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Emma Watson on the red carpet at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars party
People

Emma Watson launches free advice line to help women dealing with workplace sexual harassment

Research suggests that as many as one in two women have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Shaffi
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Companies should be liable if their employees are sexually harassed at work, says campaign group

The onus should not be on victims to deal with sexual harassment.

MPs have recommended that gagging orders be banned.
Life

This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Careers

What it’s really like to be a private investigator

Michelle Roycroft specialises in stalking and harassment

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Edwina Langley
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Life

“Women are scared to run alone, but running groups are not the answer”

The police have warned women to run in groups to avoid sexual harassment. But why is the responsibility being heaped on us?

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Moya Crockett
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Opinion

Why does the world think it’s OK to slut-shame Megan Fox?

The actress said she doesn't want to share her #MeToo stories because she’s not seen as a sympathetic victim. It’s time for that perception to change

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Online abuse activist Seyi Akiwowo
Visible Women

This former councillor wants to end online harassment for good

The former London councillor launched an advocacy group called Glitch, which tackles online abuse of women, after finding herself a target for trolls

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

How Amy Adams protected her stand-in from mistreatment on set

“You will not handle her like that.”

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Susan Devaney
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Megan Murray
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Why are cheerleaders still being harassed and fat-shamed by the NFL?

One squad member alleges that her skin was duct-taped down because it "looked better"

Arrested Development -gaslighting
Opinion

“The men of Arrested Development need to check their f**king privilege”

Now the story of three wealthy men who were willing to excuse everything, and the disgusted fans who were forced to listen to their gaslighting

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Kayleigh Dray
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