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Sexual Harassment

PRI's The World

Colombia's undercover, anti-groping squad is patrolling public buses in Bogota

Friday, September 12, 2014

Women around the world often feel vulnerable to groping and sexual harassment when they ride on crowded public transit. And it can be hard to catch offenders. So the police in Colombia's capital, Bogota, have created a new squad of mostly female officers to catch those who harass — and to support female riders.

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WNYC News

Speaker Silver's Supports Stand By Him, Despite Latest Email

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

An email uncovered by the Daily News shows that former assemblyman Vito Lopez's victims were unhappy with Speaker Sheldon Silver's handling of their case. But the latest news doesn't seem to have undercut Silver's support among most Democratic Assemblywomen, even as Republicans call for him to step down.

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Radio Rookies

Teens Tackle Sexual Cyberbullying at Town Hall

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

WNYC

According to a group of New York City teenagers, sexually explicit content involving their classmates is a regular occurrence in their social media lives and mostly, they said, they ignored it and kept on scrolling. But they acknowledged that they could do more to limit the bullying and “slut shaming” they see.

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Radio Rookies

What's Going On? Teen Talk on Sexual Cyberbullying

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

WNYC

A two-part conversation on April 4th, 2013, for NYC teenagers about the realities of sexual cyberbullying and what can be done about it.

* Online live chat here on our website during the school day from 1PM-2PM EST

* Teen town hall event after school at WNYC’s Greene Space from 4PM-6PM EST

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WNYC News

Lopez Sexual Harassment Probe Moves Forward

Thursday, February 14, 2013

By all indications, it appears the Joint Commission on Public Ethics has ended its six-month investigation into allegations that Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexually harassed female staffers.

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Radio Rookies

Radio Rookies Hosts Live Chat For Teens on Sexual Cyberbullying

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

WNYC

Radio Rookies hosted an in-class live chat to coincide with a new story about sexual cyberbullying. Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle hosted a facilitated online conversation for high school students to discuss the issues her story brings to light.

 

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Radio Rookies

Sex, Harassment & Video Games

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Recently a New York Times article delved into the issue of online gaming and sexual harassment. “Sexism, racism, homophobia and general name-calling are longstanding facts of life in certain corners of online video games.” But when do we draw the line?

When online gaming becomes a type of misogynistic and bigoted-bullying that goes beyond the world of avatars.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Confidentiality Provisions and Sexual Harassment Settlements

Thursday, November 03, 2011

CUNY Law Professor Rick Rossein talks about sexual harassment settlements in light of the accusations against Herman Cain from his days as head of the National Restaurant Association. 

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The Takeaway

Gates, Rumsfeld and Pentagon Served Class-Action Suit

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his predecessor Donald Rumsefld are being accused of turning a blind eye to sexual harassment charges against women in the military, and they are now being sued. Seventeen current and former members of the military claim that this behavior by the Pentagon led to violence against women being tolerated. This meant that their Constitutional rights were violated. Jesse Ellison, writer and editor for Newsweek, and the author of blog Equality Myth, has the details of this lawsuit.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jets Blue

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Barbara Barker, Newsday sportswriter and columnist, offers her take on the treatment of reporter Ines Sainz by some Jets players.

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The Takeaway

As Recession Rages On, Male Sexual Harassment Claims Go Up

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

As is often the case during an economic recession, employment litigation claims are going up. But new statistics from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission indicate that, more than ever, sexual harassment claims are being filed by men. 

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