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Four men 'defile' colleagues' two daughters

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Four employees of Kazmus Nigeria Ltd were yesterday brought before an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for allegedly defiling ... Prosecuting counsel Ms I. Solarin alleged that the defendants committed the offences in November 2015 at their workplace on Fagba-Iju Road, Agege.

Ernst, Grassley address sexual assault in military as reports reach all-time high

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DES MOINES — A nationwide movement that has brought sexual harassment in the workplace to the forefront serves as a reminder that the issue also ... being able to help women and children who had suffered through domestic violence and sexual assault ... not just in the military, but elsewhere, too.”.

Harassment and violence should never be part of the job - Toronto Star

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Toronto Star
Harassment and violence should never be part of the job
Toronto Star
Women workers are too often the target of workplace violence and harassment, including sexual and physical harassment or violence. Another risk is that domestic violence may also follow women to work. For some, the outcome can be fatal. This Day of ...

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Harassment and <b>violence</b> should never be part of the job

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One way we honour the memories of workers killed on the job is to do all we can to make sure no one else's family has to say goodbye prematurely, or struggle to care for their loved one. It also means we break the silence on violence and harassment in the workplace to better understand and prevent ...

Panel to address workplace challenges for women - The Advocate

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Panel to address workplace challenges for women
The Advocate
Other speakers will include Sandy Goldstein, president of the Stamford Downtown Special Services District; Jillian Gilchrest, director of health and professional outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, as well as a candidate ...
Sexual harassment costs businesses $1.5trillionGhanaWeb

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Panel to address <b>workplace</b> challenges for women

Google alerts - 6 hours 51 min ago
STAMFORD — Perhaps one of the most talked about challenges facing women in the workplace is sexual harassment. ... Jillian Gilchrest, director of health and professional outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence, as well as a candidate for state representative; and Holly Hurd, ...

The sexual harassment blind spot you don't know about - CNN

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The sexual harassment blind spot you don't know about
CNN
Domestic workers and farmworker women are attempting to change the status quo. Nearly 200 of them are on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in what has been dubbed the Unstoppable Day of Action, a relentless, long overdue push to right a historical wrong. As we ...

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The sexual harassment blind spot you don&#39;t know about

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Mónica Ramírez is the co-founder and president of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas, the first national farmworker women's organization in the United States. Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. The views ...

A Brief Summary Of The Second Wave Of Feminism

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Issues of rape, reproductive rights, domestic violence and workplace safety were brought to the forefront of the movement and there was widespread effort to reform the negative and inferior image of women in popular culture to a more positive and realistic one. Women created their own popular culture ...

Legal Measures For Protecting Employees From <b>Workplace Violence</b>

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Workplace violence is high on every HR professional's list of worst nightmares regardless of the source – an employee, former employee, angry customer, or random third party. ...»

<b>Domestic</b> Workers and Farmworkers say #MeToo

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Close legal loopholes so that workplace harassment and abuse is deemed unlawful in every workplace. Make it simple and safe for workers to report sexual harassment and file complaints. Fund culturally and linguistically appropriate resources for domestic workers and farmworkers who make ...

World Bank Report Scores Countries&#39; Progress Towards Gender Equality

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On protecting women from violence, 59 economies lack laws on sexual harassment in the workplace. In the Middle East and North Africa, 35% of the economies ... Kenya enacted its first domestic violence law, and has improved access to credit information. Bulgaria, Kiribati and Poland eliminated all ...

Pa. House investigators say lawmaker violated policy against retaliation. So why wasn't he punished? - PennLive.com

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Pa. House investigators say lawmaker violated policy against retaliation. So why wasn't he punished?
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House investigators determined that state Rep. Nick Miccarelli, accused of domestic violence by two women, violated House policies on sexual harassment and workplace violence. So why has the Delaware County Republican not been sanctioned? No funding ...

Pa. House investigators say lawmaker violated policy against retaliation. So why wasn&#39;t he ...

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Nick Miccarelli, accused of domestic violence by two women, violated House policies on sexual harassment and workplace violence. So why has the Delaware County Republican not been sanctioned? No funding stripped. No staff removed. No committee assignments changed or eliminated.

Letter to the editor: For safe community, vote for Frayla Tarpinian in Democratic primary for district ...

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We in Cumberland County need a strong district attorney who will combat violence and work to keep people safe at home and in the workplace. ... She has experience as both a defense attorney and as an assistant district attorney, and has dedicated her life to combating domestic violence, sexual ...

Uzbekistan among countries lacking laws protecting women from <b>domestic violence</b> – World Bank

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in the Middle East and North Africa. Economies in other regions are also missing such laws. These economies include Afghanistan, Armenia, Haiti, the Federated States of Micronesia, Myanmar, Russia and Uzbekistan. Central Asia approximately a quarter of economies lack workplace harassment laws.

Violence and harassment not part of the job - www.insideottawavalley.com/

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Violence and harassment not part of the job
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Recognizing domestic violence as a workplace hazard. This will raise awareness around the need for employers to conduct workplace risk assessments, training and safety planning, and to ensure supports are in place for workers experiencing domestic ...

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Department of Labor workshop in Lewiston May 3

Google alerts - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:33
The seminar covers wage and hour laws, including minimum wage, overtime, youth employment, severance pay, equal pay, leave requirements (family medical leave, family sick leave and domestic violence) and break requirements. It also addresses commonly asked labor-related questions. Wage and ...

Rape- A social crime demands social solution

Google alerts - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 23:00
... rules and regulations had been enacted and amended to curtail this historical injustice and to promote women's empowerment Some of these legislations are the Domestic Violence Act, Protection of Women Against Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, Protection of ...

Again, Police clash with Shi&#39;ites in Abuja

Google alerts - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:18
An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos yesterday remanded four employees of a company, Kazmus Nigeria Ltd, in prison ... filed against the defendants, the children, who are nursery and primary school pupils, often spends time at their father's workplace after school hours.

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