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# Discrimination
Woman who claimed landlord's son called her a 'black c**t' and had tenancy terminated awarded €12k
The woman said she was given notice to quit the property two days after informing the landlord she applied for rent supplement.
# Asylum Seekers
Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision
“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”
# frances winston
Dublin blogger and actor accused of online campaign of harassment against CBeebies presenter
Blogger, comedian and actress Frances Winston, 45, is accused of harassing CBeebies star Ferne Corrigan online.
Woman awarded €2k in discrimination case after shop worker told her 'you are only a lesbian'
The woman claimed the employee also asked her to come outside to fight.
# long hours
Angry customers and bullying: Why job stress in Ireland has doubled
Employees in the health sector and public administration experience the highest levels of job stress.
# safe in ireland
'It's a stark reality': Vast majority of women in Ireland feel vulnerable because of their gender
A new study found that most women don’t feel safe taking the bus.
# Courts
Dublin woman charged over alleged campaign of social media harassment against BBC presenter
The woman is alleged to have used “various social media platforms” to harass the CBeebies presenter.
# Alex Salmond
Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond denies allegations of sexual misconduct
Police have reportedly been asked to investigate allegations he sexually assaulted two staff members.
# Sexual Harassment
Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000
The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.
Woman who had photos taken of her by colleague awarded €8,000
The same man asked if the woman eats dogs.
# Dublin
Trial for Rihanna's former bodyguard, who is accused of harassing garda, delayed
Geoffrey Keating allegedly sent messages to the guard after being given his private phone number.
Former priest loses harassment case against shop after claiming he was called a 'paedophile'
The man’s claims were dismissed, with the adjudication officer saying they were “greatly lacking in specificity”.
Anxiety, panic attacks and depression: People bullied in work more likely to leave than the bully
The targeted person is usually high performing and often a threat to the bully themselves, writes Stephanie Regan.
# London
The Presidents Club to close down following sexual harassment claims
The co-organiser of the dinner is reported to have stepped down from his role as non-executive director at the Department for Education over the allegations.
# Harassment
Media firm Vice apologises for 'toxic boy's club' culture
An investigation by The New York Times revealed four settlements against Vice employees for harassment or defamation.
# Harassment
Man accused of harassing Sharon Ní Bheoláin to face court in February
He is also accused of possessing child pornography.
# Speaking out
'He threatened to kill me': Salma Hayek alleges years of harassment from 'monster' Harvey Weinstein
She said Weinstein told her “I will kill you. Don’t think I can’t.”
# Minnesota Public Radio
US author and radio host Garrison Keillor fired over alleged improper behaviour
Weeks previously, Keillor had written in the Washington Post in defence of Al Franken, who was accused of groping his colleague.
# National Museum
Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims
“Why, in 2017, must women use the front pages of newspapers to achieve justice and a workplace free of harassment and bullying?”
# Sexual Harassment
'I thought that he was going to rape me' - Another woman accuses Republican candidate Roy Moore
Beverly Young Nelson is the fifth woman to make accusations against Roy Moore.
# Former President
George Bush Snr apologises after woman alleges he groped her when she was 16
In a statement on his behalf, it said: “George Bush simply does not have it in his heart to knowingly cause anyone distress.”
# Harvey Weinstein
Weinstein scandal: The New Yorker publishes three new rape allegations
Harvey Weinstein was fired on Sunday by the Weinstein Company.
# film producer
Harvey Weinstein sacked from own company over sexual harassment claims
Weinstein had come under sustained pressure since allegations about him came to light this week.
# Courts
Jealousy, whistleblowing and 18 months of letters: How a garda was found guilty of harassment
Eve Doherty was found guilty of the harassment of Liz Howlin, a State solicitor, yesterday.
# Schorndorf
Women abused and bottles hurled at chaotic German town festival
No arrests had been made over the alleged harassment.
# Courts
Garda accused of harassing solicitor could not be linked to photograph used on abusive posters
Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to a woman’s mobile phone.
# garda complaint
Taoiseach says Minister Regina Doherty 'felt she was being harassed' by blogger
Answering questions in the Dáil today, Leo Varadkar said that it was a “private matter” between the Minister and the academic.
# eve doherty
Garda on trial for allegedly harassing her partner's ex wife
Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to a woman’s mobile phone.
# agsi17
Children of gardaí subjected to 'horrendous harassment' on social media sites
Middle-ranking gardaí are calling for people who identify them online to be prosecuted.
# Harassment
Facebook is bringing in new measures to crack down on revenge porn
The social media platform can now prevent intimate images from being shared on Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram.
# Crime victims helpline
Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015
40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.
# in your face
These floating dog heads show how harassment in virtual reality can be curbed
A game of poker shows how trolling and harassment can be stopped before it happens.
# Harassment
Instagram is taking action over abusive comments
High-profile users will gain the feature first, but it will be rolled out to all users over the next few months.
# Guilty
Man who made posts online found guilty of harassing Garda sergeant
Sean Carraher was found guilty of posting about 50 messages on two websites.
# Harassment
Why isn't 'revenge porn' illegal in Ireland?
Recent cases have highlighted the gaps in the law around cyber harassment.
# Court
Garda harassed female sergeant by sending her card, emails and Facebook request
He had been given numerous warnings from his superiors not to contact her.
# Abuse
Twitter is creating an anti-abuse council to help it curb online bullying
The safety council is made up of more than 40 different organisations to help it stomp out abuse on the platform.
# Germany
Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports
Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.
# Harassment
One in four children is sexually harassed by friends online
The best way to tackle it is by talking to children.
# Massachusetts
Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem
Lori Sforza, a “psychic” witch priestess, won the case against Christian Day, “the world’s best-known warlock.”