If you are an immigrant woman, can you still report domestic abuse and sexual assault without fear of deportation?
Women in some divisions of the US Forest Service and the National Park Service are coming forward with disturbing stories of sexual harassment in the work place, ending public silence about years of abuse and official neglect.
Since moving back to Kosovo, my birthplace, from Canada four years ago, I’ve been grabbed, followed, yelled at, sworn at, and heard all sorts of disgusting commentary about my legs, my body, my genitals, you name it, all while simply walking down the street. New research shows what Kosovar women have always known: street harassment affects women across Kosovo, regardless of geographical location, ethnicity, sexual orientation and able-bodiedness.
If you've been following the climate change debate for a while, Rajendra Pachauri should be familiar. He's the former chair of the UN panel on climate change. Last February, he was accused of sexual harassment by a researcher who worked at his institute in India. An internal investigation found him guilty and Pachauri stepped down. Now a new allegation has been made.
Six months ago, two young girls made headlines in India when a video of them fighting off three men on a bus went viral. But now, even in their own village, some people think the sisters shouldn't have fought back — and they harbor some of the same doubts themselves.
The CBC hopes to turn the corner on an ugly episode involving a high profile case of sexual harassment in its workplace. It's relaunching its signature radio program 'q' with a new look, and a new host.
Sexual harassment is pervasive in show business, especially in the world of theater. But that doesn't make it OK — and now there's a new effort to get things in check.
Here’s the latest hullaballoo over women’s safety and gender violence here in India: A female politician from the western state of Maharashtra recently said that women should be careful not to invite rape.