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Why the #MeToo movement skipped Russia - Business Insider

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:09

Business Insider
Why the #MeToo movement skipped Russia
Business Insider
When Russia decriminalized domestic violence in February 2017, civil servants tasked with protecting women in the country's far east were dismayed by the new vulnerability of their wards. Yet few officials opposed the measure. President Vladimir Putin ...

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'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' brings awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence - Mountain Democrat

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:53

Mountain Democrat
'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' brings awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence
Mountain Democrat
“In 2017 we had 200 reported sexual assault cases with 19 of those involving children in El Dorado County,” said Julie Sena, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event coordinator. “Funds raised from this event will go to school prevention programs with the hope ...
What You Need to Know About Sexual AssaultFairfax County Government NewsCenter

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Domestic work is intimate, invisible – and a risk for sex abuse - Reveal

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:08

Reveal
Domestic work is intimate, invisible – and a risk for sex abuse
Reveal
Baldonado says her courtroom experience in the Philippines is what made it possible for her to speak about sexual violence in the United States: She had already overcome the devastating experience of being publicly judged. Even so, it remains difficult ...

'We put up with so much.' Servers shed light on harassment in the hospitality industry - Toronto Star

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 23:40

Toronto Star
'We put up with so much.' Servers shed light on harassment in the hospitality industry
Toronto Star
The act “includes a strengthened definition of harassment that finally includes sexual harassment, sexual solicitation, as well as new workplace protections for domestic and sexual violence,” said Gray in a statement to StarMetro Calgary. “These ...

Behind the Façade: The Socially Charming Domestic Abuser - Psychology Today (blog)

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 18:07

Psychology Today (blog)
Behind the Façade: The Socially Charming Domestic Abuser
Psychology Today (blog)
Many domestic violence victims try to conceal their abuse—both literally and figuratively. Nonetheless, evidence of a turbulent home life often manifests itself through a victim's emotional displays in the workplace, as well as physical signs of abuse ...

Let's Get Serious - AviationPros.com (blog)

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:57

AviationPros.com (blog)
Let's Get Serious
AviationPros.com (blog)
This is an aviation-oriented publication, so I don't ordinarily stray into non-AvSec issues, but this one is closely related: The US Secret Service, through the National Threat Assessment Center, just published an exceedingly well researched document ...

Canada: Domestic And Sexual Violence Leave: What Employers And Employees Need To Know - Mondaq News Alerts

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:45

Mondaq News Alerts
Canada: Domestic And Sexual Violence Leave: What Employers And Employees Need To Know
Mondaq News Alerts
It is not uncommon for domestic abusers to attempt to access their victim through his or her place of employment. Human Resources staff should be trained in how to support victims of domestic and sexual violence. Consider inviting someone with ...

Workshops to provide education on domestic violence issues - Manistee News Advocate (press release)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:04

Manistee News Advocate (press release)
Workshops to provide education on domestic violence issues
Manistee News Advocate (press release)
MANISTEE COUNTY — When it comes to victim advocacy, not all community members know how to report domestic violence issues and provide support to the victim. Bringing forth both awareness and education, the Manistee Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault ...
Bangor must do more to combat domestic violenceBangor Daily News
Council's bid to combat domestic violence shelter shortage ...Government News

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LGBTQ advocates urge Senate to reject Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State - Metro Weekly

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:20

Metro Weekly
LGBTQ advocates urge Senate to reject Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State
Metro Weekly
Following the repeal of the military's “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” policy, Pompeo continued to advocate for excluding gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from serving. He called the 2015 Supreme Court decision legalizing marriage equality a “shocking abuse ...

Portland, Maine, City Council Reconsiders Contract With Promoter Who Pled Guilty To Domestic Abuse Charges - CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:44

CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)
Portland, Maine, City Council Reconsiders Contract With Promoter Who Pled Guilty To Domestic Abuse Charges
CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)
“It is high time for Waterfront Concerts to think hard on whether it wants someone guilty of domestic violence representing its brand and presence in this community,” Bangor City Councilors Clare Davitt, Sarah Nichols and Laura Supica wrote in a ...

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Portland, Maine, City Council Reconsiders Contract With Promoter Who Pled Guilty To Domestic Abuse Charges - CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:44

CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)
Portland, Maine, City Council Reconsiders Contract With Promoter Who Pled Guilty To Domestic Abuse Charges
CelebrityAccess ENCORE (press release) (blog)
“It is high time for Waterfront Concerts to think hard on whether it wants someone guilty of domestic violence representing its brand and presence in this community,” Bangor City Councilors Clare Davitt, Sarah Nichols and Laura Supica wrote in a ...

North Park Elementary: Looking back at the San Bernardino school shooting 1 year later - San Bernardino County Sun

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:04

San Bernardino County Sun
North Park Elementary: Looking back at the San Bernardino school shooting 1 year later
San Bernardino County Sun
Domestic abuse can spill into the victim's workplace. Educating employers can lessen the stigma that keeps many victims from seeking help. “There is still a taboo around it,” said Gloria Amaya, program director for Option House, Inc. “There is still a ...

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Bill 30: How will it impact your organization? - HRM Canada

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 09:30

HRM Canada
Bill 30: How will it impact your organization?
HRM Canada
Meaning the definition is actually being changed to help protect more than just employees' physical health.” As it currently stands in Alberta, employers' responsibility when it comes to workplace violence is limited to incidents which deal with ...

Bangor must do more to combat domestic violence - Bangor Daily News

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:32

Bangor Daily News
Bangor must do more to combat domestic violence
Bangor Daily News
Real change will come from implementing policies that address domestic violence. Instead of engaging in a long legal battle, we must develop a domestic violence policy and training for city employees. The state of Maine saw the effects that this ...

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Putin's War on Women - Foreign Policy (blog)

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:00

Foreign Policy (blog)
Putin's War on Women
Foreign Policy (blog)
They rarely do. The change made it “that much harder for women” who had suffered abuse, says Natalia Pankova, the director of a state-run domestic violence organization called Sail of Hope. Pankova, based in the city of Vladivostok, oversees 10 crisis ...

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OP-ED | All Organizations - Public or Private, Government or Corporate - Need to Protect Employees - CT News Junkie

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 05:35

CT News Junkie
OP-ED | All Organizations - Public or Private, Government or Corporate - Need to Protect Employees
CT News Junkie
Workplace education and training to prevent violence and institutionalized policies and protocols to aid employees who are victims can be implemented by choice, not mandate. Equally important are measures which hold perpetrators of violence accountable ...

OP-ED | All Organizations - Public or Private, Government or ... - CT News Junkie

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 05:35

CT News Junkie
OP-ED | All Organizations - Public or Private, Government or ...
CT News Junkie
Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty's response upon learning that her male Chief of Staff was in an intimate relationship with a female staff person whom he harassed and physically harmed was wrong...

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Clarks Logan City Bus Service awarded for offering training on preventing domestic violence - Courier Mail

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 15:14

Courier Mail
Clarks Logan City Bus Service awarded for offering training on preventing domestic violence
Courier Mail
Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Shannon Fentiman. “This is another example of Logan leading the way. It's essential that workplaces play their part in tackling domestic and family violence and I applaud Clark's buses for ...

Seminar to tackle workplace violence, prevention - Lehigh Valley Business

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 11:13

Seminar to tackle workplace violence, prevention
Lehigh Valley Business
She will talk about identification, intervention and prevention of workplace threats and violence. Sorrentino said an important statistic from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is that 74 percent of all assaults at a workplace ...

Sara Boyns, Workplace Law: Should employers allow guns in the workplace - Monterey County Herald

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 19:28

Monterey County Herald
Sara Boyns, Workplace Law: Should employers allow guns in the workplace
Monterey County Herald
Q: Recently one of my store managers asked if he could carry a concealed handgun at work. After the recent school shootings I am wondering whether it is a good idea to have someone who is trained to handle a firearm on-premises. A: Employers have a ...

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