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Jasvinder Sanghera urges harassment victims to speak out

Image copyright PA A campaigner against forced marriage says she was promised a peerage if she slept with a senior member of the House of Lords. Jasvinder Sanghera has disclosed that she is the woman…

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Lord Lester faces suspension over sexual harassment claims

Image copyright PA The Lords Privileges Committee says Lord Lester of Herne Hill should be suspended for sexually harassing a complainant and offering her “corrupt inducements to sleep with him”. The committee recommended a suspension…


Lord Hain defends naming Sir Philip Green over harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir Philip Green issued a statement saying he “categorically and wholly” denied the allegations Lord Hain has defended naming Sir Philip Green as the businessman a newspaper accused of…



Sir Philip Green named over harassment claims

Image copyright Getty Images Retail billionaire Sir Philip Green has been named in Parliament as the businessman accused of sexual harassment. Lord Peter Hain, who identified him in the Lords, said it was his duty…


Newspaper headlines: Socialite accuses ‘harassment case’ businessman

By BBC News Staff Image caption The Daily Telegraph carries fresh details on its story on a “leading businessman” who won a legal battle to stop it reporting harassment claims against him. It says a…


Inadequate sexual harassment procedures – Leanne Wood

Image caption Leanne Wood: “People don’t have confidence in our systems” Current procedures are inadequate for dealing with allegations of sexual harassment and assault, former Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said. Ms Wood told…


Court stops Telegraph publishing ‘sexual harassment’ story

Image copyright PA Image caption The front page of Tuesday’s Daily Telegraph A “leading businessman” has won a legal battle to stop a newspaper printing harassment claims against him. An injunction has been granted by…


Street harassment ‘relentless’ for women and girls

Image copyright Getty Images The government is failing to address street harassment of women and young girls in the UK, a new report has said. The Women and Equalities Committee is calling for urgent action…


#MeToo: UK fund gives £1m given to sexual harassment victims

Image copyright Getty Images More than £1m has been given to UK organisations which help women who have suffered sexual harassment and abuse. The money was donated to the Justice and Equality Fund in response…


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