Officers gather for a funeral service for a constable who’d been in a coma for 30 years in Victoria in April 2018.
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A pervasive history of bullying and sexual misconduct plagues law enforcement agencies and illustrates the failure of police forces to police themselves.
Quiet warnings can protect women from sexual harassment.
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Women resort to confidentially alerting co-workers, colleagues or classmates about harassment when they don’t trust the official channels for lodging complaints.
We’ve all been at a work or family gathering when someone has offered a seemingly authoritative statement about the way the law operates. Without some knowledge of the field of law, listeners may simply…
Early detection is key to treating depression in teenagers.
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Nearly 1 in 5 US teenagers battle depression. But parents can help by communicating openly, creating a behavior contract and finding low-pressure opportunities to interact with their teen.
If passed in its current form, the European Union’s new directive on combating violence against women and domestic violence will be world-leading.
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Africans are adopting podcasting as a way of telling their own stories. In one class in Egypt, this took a feminist turn.
There are fewer women than men astronauts involved in research, training and missions.
If history is any indication, space exploration will need to contend with and prevent sexual harassment and assault during missions and training.
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A recent report reveals 72% of women stationed in Antarctica have experienced sexual harassment. This is a shockingly high number – but change is possible.
Women not free to enjoy festivals in the same way as men.
Campaigners argue that victims of ‘revenge porn’ need to be acknowledged as victims of sexual abuse.
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For many female runners, the feeling of liberation that running can bring is marred by the ever-present threat of street harassment and violence. It’s a major obstacle to running participation.
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The government has opened a consultation about making public sexual harassment a distinct criminal offence.
Service provider apps are set up in ways that endanger gig workers.
Rating services on ride and task apps disadvantage gig workers, whose future work assignments are affected by their ratings. Women workers are made vulnerable, and have to contend with harassment.
Sexual harassment is a common workplace hazard for nonprofit fundraisers.
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After studying this #MeToo problem for years, two researchers have drafted a toolkit to help nonprofits address it.
Lifting wages will be a priority for the Albanese government to ease the cost of living. But the unions and the Greens are likely to push for more changes to tackle problems with the Fair Work system.
MP Neil Parish resigned after using porn in the House of Commons – but his case is not as rare as we might think.
New research has found that Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students are more likely to be sexually harassed in a university context than any other students.
Sexual harassment affects almost one out of every two college students.
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Colleges do a poor job of screening applicants for prior history of sexual misconduct in the workplace. A sociologist and a law professor explain how that can change.
Today’s students are part of a generation demanding society-wide change in the culture that perpetuates sexual violence, and the students expect their universities to lead the way.
Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.