Sexual harassment is a violation of women's human rights and a prohibited form of violence against women in many countries. Sexually harassing conduct causes devastating physical and psychological injuries to a large percentage of women in workplaces around the world. Harassment directed against women in the workplace by their supervisors, fellow employees, or third parties interferes with the integration of women in the workforce, reinforces the subordination of women to men in society, violates women's dignity and creates a health and safety hazard at work.
Egypt: Violence Against Women Soars Despite New Laws, January 22, 2015
Europe: New European Union Regulation Would Extend Protection Orders for Victims of Gender Violence Throughout the EU, May 24, 2013
Egypt: Young Activists Fighting for Safety for Women in Cairo Streets
Monday, November 12, 2012
Egypt: Sexual Harassment Epidemic
Monday, September 10, 2012
United States: Sexual Harassment Class-Action Suit Dismissed
Tuesday, May 01, 2012
Israel: Sexual Harassment Law Amended
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
United States: Hotel Workers Face Sexual Harassment at Work
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
United States: Department of Defense Releases Service Academies' Self-Assessment on Sexual Harassment
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Bangladesh: High Rate of Sexual Harassment Linked to Suicide by Young Women
Monday, December 20, 2010
Iran: Authorities Accused of Raping and Sexually Harassing Detainees
Monday, November 15, 2010
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