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Companies should be liable for sexual harassment in the workplace
Life

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.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Revenge porn
Life

Revenge porn victims could finally get the protection they need under a new law review

It’s currently categorised as a “communications crime” rather than a sexual offence.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Women in the workplace
Life

Women are talking about difficult men they’ve encountered at work

And their observations have exposed a disturbing trend.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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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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Edwina Langley
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What it’s really like to be a private investigator

Michelle Roycroft specialises in stalking and harassment

Visible Women

Stylist editor-in-chief joins Jess Phillips to call for an end to sexual harassment at work

Some 43 people have signed a letter demanding that the UK government do more to protect the rights of women in the workforce.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

This is how much compensation Harvey Weinstein’s victims will be getting

The former producer will still stand trial in September.

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Woman walks through town streets wearing a jumpsuit and brown backpack
Life

Catcalling: “Why does shedding one item of clothing give men the right to objectify you in summer?”

One woman questions how the removal of a coat can have such an effect.

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Colleagues working together in an office.
Life

There are four kinds of personal space, and not all of them are safe for work

These are the boundaries of a professional comfort zone

Posted by
Anna Brech
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The Women and Equalities Committee has recommended a ban on porn on public transport
Life

Porn should be banned on buses and trains to protect women, say MPs

The group is looking at how to protect women and girls from sexual harassment in public.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Quiz: do you know the extent of the UK’s sexism problem?

Think you know how bad the UK is when it comes to gender discrimination and sexual violence? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

Posted by
Laura Bates
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Moya Crockett
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Joe Biden proves men don’t have to sexually harass women to make them uneasy

The potential presidential candidate has been accused of inappropriate touching by several women – and we should talk about it.

High school girls (picture posed by models)
Life

How teen girls are standing up to boys who rank them based on their looks

When a sexist list ranking girls’ looks circulated at one high school, the girls fought back.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
DANA POINT, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Jameela Jamil attends The 2019 MAKERS Conference at Monarch Beach Resort on February 7, 2019 in Dana Point, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for MAKERS)
People

Jameela Jamil’s experience of what happened after she rejected a man resonates with us all

The actress was threatened after she refused to give her number to a man

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Men are still propositioning women on LinkedIn, because nowhere is safe

“There is something specifically exhausting about receiving sexual advances and explicit messages on LinkedIn.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Life

“What happened when I went to lobby my MP about workplace sexual harassment”

Lobbying your MP might sound scary, but it can bring about real change. Here’s how to do it.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Speak Up

‘I was upskirted. I spoke out. This is what happened’

Gina Martin reveals what her anti-upskirting campaign taught her about the power of speaking out

Posted by
Gina Martin
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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?

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Posted by
Moya Crockett
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An open letter to men who think #MeToo means they can’t mentor women

“If you refuse to support us because you’ve been spooked by #MeToo, a whole generation of women will lose out.”

People

On-point and powerful banners from the 2019 Women's March

"Remind yourself of your power every chance you get"

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Anna Brech
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