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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
09
Jan

How to deal with sexual harassment at work

By Stephanie Rowe Sexual harassment in the workplace is sadly still commonplace. Many suffer in silence, too ashamed or afraid to speak out against it. Read this article for practical advice and learn how to put a stop to sexual harassment for good. Overview Many of us still imagine sexual harassment to be something from...
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Rose McGowan
06
Sep

Rose McGowan wants “women to hate themselves less & know they deserve a seat at the table” as she becomes the first woman to win a GQ ‘Inspiration’ award

Actress and feminist activist, Rose McGowan has become the first woman to win an GQ Inspiration Award in London. McGowan received the accolade for her involvement in the #MeToo movement and for speaking out about the alleged abuse she suffered at the hands of Hollywood mogul, Harvey Weinstein. In 2017, McGowan stated that Weinstein had...
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man sexually harassing woman at work featured
27
Mar

Corrosive workplace cultures are silencing victims of sexual harassment

Corrosive workplace cultures are silencing the voices of victims and normalising sexual harassment, according to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The EHRC’s comments come as it published a set of recommendations to better protect people at work. Focusing on changing culture, greater transparency, and strengthening legal protection, the recommendations call on the government...
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Women Boycott Twitter featured
13
Oct

#WomenBoycottTwitter: Women boycott Twitter in protest of female voices being silenced

Women are boycotting Twitter in protest over female voices being silenced. The boycott is partially in response to actress, Rose McGowan’s Twitter account being suspended for violating its terms and policies. In light of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations, McGowan has been a vocal supporter of those who had accused Weinstein, after she herself alleged...
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sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week featured
06
Feb

Over 90,000 people in England and Wales are raped every year | Sexual Abuse & Sexual Violence Awareness Week

Over 90,000 people in England and Wales is raped every year – roughly 11 people every hour. Despite these shocking statistics, only around 15 per cent of victims of sexual violence will report it to the police. It is also estimated that 29 per cent of rape victims tell no one, not even their close...
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