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Parliament: Warning over Westminster harassment response

Image copyright PA Victims of alleged harassment at Westminster have told the BBC that others affected are still too frightened to come forward. One victim suggested “forces are trying to scupper” plans for a new…

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Catcalling: Women write in chalk to stop street harassment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Sexy girl! Excuse me! Yo!” “You better learn to answer a man when he speaks to you!” It’s a rainy afternoon in east London and two women…


Mark McDonald faces month suspension over sexual harassment

Image copyright Scottish government Image caption Mark McDonald now sits as an independent MSP after quitting the SNP group at Holyrood An MSP faces being suspended from Holyrood for a month after he was found…


‘Shocking’ level of sexual harassment at music festivals

Image copyright PA Image caption Festivals are a huge part of the UK summer calendar Nearly half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival,…


BBC’s Martha Kearney recalls ‘humiliating’ harassment

BBC presenter Martha Kearney has recalled the “horrible and humiliating” sexual harassment she experienced as a young journalist. Kearney, a new host on Radio 4’s Today programme, revealed men touched her bottom while she was…


Nottingham Trent University student admits racial harassment

Image copyright Google Image caption Magistrates in Nottingham heard Tivnan was “truly sorry” for any distress caused A law student has pleaded guilty to harassment over racist chanting caught on camera at Nottingham Trent University….


NUS: ‘Very worrying’ harassment on campuses

Students at all universities should have the opportunity to report incidents of assault or violence, the National Union of Students in Wales has said. It has welcomed a new online system run by Cardiff University…


John Woodcock MP suspended over sexual harassment claims

Image caption Labour MP John Woodcock said he did not intend to discuss details of the issue ahead of any hearing An MP has been suspended by the Labour Party amid claims he sent inappropriate…


How can businesses tackle sexual harassment?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Almost half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexually harassed at work, according to a recent BBC survey “I’ve just moved house, do you want…


Save the Children investigated over handling of harassment claims

Image copyright AFP The Charity Commission is to investigate how Save the Children dealt with allegations of misconduct and harassment against its staff. It said it was concerned whether the charity had “adequately reported the…


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