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Call for end to violence - Fiji Times

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 17:07

Fiji Times
Call for end to violence
Fiji Times
A NATIONWIDE women's survey of those who accessed the formal justice system for violence or family law issues has revealed that 50 per cent of them wanted the violence to stop. Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM) executive director Nalini Singh said ...

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'#MeToo' movement could boost Maryland bills targeting sexual assault, domestic violence - Delmarva Daily Times

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 15:52

Delmarva Daily Times
'#MeToo' movement could boost Maryland bills targeting sexual assault, domestic violence
Delmarva Daily Times
“This esteemed panel will help us continue to push forward to make this the safest legislative workplace in the country.” Other bills centering around the “Me Too” movement include House Bill 30, sponsored by Delegate Angela Angel, D-Prince George's ...
Maryland Leads the Nation in Response to Sexual AssaultPublic News Service

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Workplace security prepares Hoosiers against potential threats - Washington Times Herald

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 07:12

Workplace security prepares Hoosiers against potential threats
Washington Times Herald
Workplace security also involves threats to the well-being of others and affects everyone. Neglecting indicators of potential violence from employees, coworkers and acquaintances can lead to workplace violence which can include harassment, shooting ...

Why Dirty Hits Should Be Considered Workplace Violence - OZY

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:03

OZY
Why Dirty Hits Should Be Considered Workplace Violence
OZY
Under the current system, the NFL and the NFLPA select arbitrators, but they are only used at Goodell's discretion under the league's collective bargaining agreement. And the league has faced lengthy court battles over its enforcement of off-field ...

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Sky Views: Why are domestic abuse victims forgotten? - Sky News

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 23:34

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Sky Views: Why are domestic abuse victims forgotten?
Sky News
... I came across a woman called Rachel Williams. She was meeting the Duchess of Cornwall at an event in Stoke. They're both supporters of the domestic violence charity Safelives. In 2011, Rachel's husband walked into her workplace and shot her with a ...

Authorities: Volusia County fire lieutenant arrested on felony domestic violence charge - Daytona Beach News-Journal

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 18:44

Authorities: Volusia County fire lieutenant arrested on felony domestic violence charge
Daytona Beach News-Journal
A lieutenant with the Volusia County Fire Services was arrested Monday night on domestic violence charges, authorities said. Law enforcement radio chatter shortly after 5:30 p.m. indicated that Volusia sheriff's deputies were headed to arrest a fire ...

Would You Know How To Spot A Domestic Violence Victim In Your Workforce? - Jamaica Plain News

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 04:41

Jamaica Plain News
Would You Know How To Spot A Domestic Violence Victim In Your Workforce?
Jamaica Plain News
Domestic violence is an insidious enemy to the American workplace: Over 60% of women and many men have been physically, sexually, or severely emotionally abused by an intimate partner, and three quarters of those victims are employed. The violence and ...

#MeToo movement is starting to show generational divides - The Japan Times

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 22:51

The Japan Times
#MeToo movement is starting to show generational divides
The Japan Times
“There was an expectation of rotten behavior being something that went with the territory,” Gandy said. “Today there would have been a much quicker response.” Yet Gandy is cautious about predicting a generational sea change. She's now CEO of the ...
#MeToo movement starting to show generational dividesNational Post
#MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks at Stony BrookStony Brook Statesman

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Women's rights, harassment and pay inequality - New Straits Times Online

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 21:05

New Straits Times Online
Women's rights, harassment and pay inequality
New Straits Times Online
In Malaysia, the Association of Women Lawyers, among others, urged Putrajaya to introduce a Sexual Harassment Act, stressing that the Code of Practice for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace, introduced two decades ago ...

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New family-friendly workplace rules in place - South Peace News

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 11:49

New family-friendly workplace rules in place
South Peace News
-Job-protected sick leave, long-term illness and injury leave, care for critical adult or child leave, bereavement leave, domestic violence leave, death or disappearance of a child leave and citizenship leave. -Expanded compassionate care, maternity ...

#MeToo movement starting to show generational divides - National Post

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 10:40

National Post
#MeToo movement starting to show generational divides
National Post
She's now CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, and says the age group of 18-to-24-year-olds has one of the highest levels of dating violence and domestic violence. Jeremy Fischbach, 39, a New Orleans-based entrepreneur who has written ...

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Sat, 01/27/2018 - 02:54
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#MeToo #TimesUp What's Next? Holding Employers Accountable ... - Forbes

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 10:19

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#MeToo #TimesUp What's Next? Holding Employers Accountable ...
Forbes
A company's standard reaction of firing a sexual harasser as soon as a news outlet discloses allegations doesn't address the systemic problem. Yes, the harasser needs to be accountable; so does the employer. Futures Without Violence is tackling sexual ...

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“Nobody would say that violence in the workplace is acceptable. That's why this ILO convention is so crucial” - Equal Times

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 03:03

Equal Times
“Nobody would say that violence in the workplace is acceptable. That's why this ILO convention is so crucial”
Equal Times
Domestic violence follows its victim everywhere, and if that victim has a job their abuser can do a number of things to make life really miserable for them in the workplace. It is the job of the employer to try and make sure that all workers are safe ...

Journalist Tracey Spicer 'humbled' by Australia Day honour - The Guardian

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 08:01

The Guardian
Journalist Tracey Spicer 'humbled' by Australia Day honour
The Guardian
As well as her recent work on sexual harassment in the media, Spicer has been a prominent journalist for almost 30 years, presenter, columnist and author, and an ambassador for a number of charities and social support services including World Vision ...

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How can we eradicate sexual harassment in the workplace? - Siliconrepublic.com

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 07:46

Siliconrepublic.com
How can we eradicate sexual harassment in the workplace?
Siliconrepublic.com
Byanyima believes that the same social norms that justify sexual economic exploitation are the ones that justify economic exploitation, hence why economically underprivileged women often find themselves in the crosshairs of sexual predators. “This is ...

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Australia: Growing support for a workplace response to domestic violence - Mondaq News Alerts

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 05:06

Australia: Growing support for a workplace response to domestic violence
Mondaq News Alerts
Violence against women is now recognised as a serious and widespread problem in Australia. Whilst awareness has increased of domestic violence as a community issue, there is still much to be done to support victims. 2017 saw an increase in support for ...

Commentary: Stopping Workplace Abuse of Tomorrow - Door County Pulse

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 23:07

Commentary: Stopping Workplace Abuse of Tomorrow
Door County Pulse
by Patti Seger, Executive Director of End Domestic Abuse WI. According to recent studies, about one third of all teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse at the hands of a dating partner before leaving high school. Data ...

Jamie Baillie resigns after sexual harassment investigation - The Coast Halifax (blog)

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 15:30

The Coast Halifax (blog)
Jamie Baillie resigns after sexual harassment investigation
The Coast Halifax (blog)
He attacked the government for its policies on domestic violence, accused the premier of engaging a cover-up regarding how the Liberal Party treated Michelle Coffin and called for a formal inquiry into Judge Gregory Lenehan's comments on consent ...

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'Never, ever turn a blind eye': Daughter of Sask. homicide victim urges action for those who suspect abuse - CBC.ca

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 06:54

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'Never, ever turn a blind eye': Daughter of Sask. homicide victim urges action for those who suspect abuse
CBC.ca
Its aim is to offer recommendations that will prevent domestic violence deaths in the future. In 2003, Ontario was the first province to complete a domestic violence death review. From 2003 to 2016, it identified 14 common risk factors that were ...

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