SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL LAW
- Same Priorities, Different Methods: Rights-Based Approaches to Indigenous Women's Development in Thailand. Beckerman, Sarah // Undercurrent;2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p41
The proclamation that women's rights are human rights is a passionate cry for gendered equality. The proclamation that indigenous rights are human rights is equally fervent. And yet in many cases the rights accorded to women are not accorded to indigenous women, nor are the rights accorded to...
- Thank You for Nothing. // New Republic;4/7/17, Vol. 10 Issue 127, p284
Comments on the role of the war in convincing Americans that women belong to the modern industrial state. Initiatives by suffragists to promote women's rights; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications for the civil rights of women.
- WHAT IS TO BE DONE ABOUT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN? Walklate, Sandra // British Journal of Criminology;Jan2008, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p39
The title of this paper is borrowed from a book written by Elizabeth Wilson and published in 1983. It is now almost 25 years since its publication and the purpose of this paper is to consider what has changed and what has remained the same in the intervening years with respect to responding to...
- He said, he said: Same-sex sexual harassment under Title VII and the `reasonable heterosexist... Spitko, E. Gary // Berkeley Journal of Employment & Labor Law;1997, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p56
Examines the reasoning by courts in the United States on same-sex sexual harassment cases as cause of action under Title VII of the US Civil Rights Act of 1964. Two theories of discrimination; Application of the differences theory; Heterosexist nature of facially neutral standard; Proposals for...
- SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDELINES FOR EDUCATING HEALTHCARE MANAGERS. Robinson, Robert K.; Franklin, Geralyn McClure; Tinney, Cathie H.; Crow, Stephen M.; Hartman, Sandra J. // Journal of Health & Human Services Administration;Spring2005, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p501
Actionable sexual harassment is defined as a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In recent years, there have been a number of significant developments in sexual harassment case law and litigation including: (1) nationwide legal recognition for same-sex sexual harassment; (2)...
- High court to hear same-sex bias case. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;06/16/97, Vol. 31 Issue 24, p3
Focuses on the United States Supreme Court's decision on whether the 1964 civil rights law can cover the same-sex harassment plus gender discrimination. Circumstances surrounding the need for the choice; Arguments of the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission on issue; Reference to the case...
- March for Women's Lives --- Letter from Washington, D.C. Carpenter, Constance // Guild Notes;Summer2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p5
Describes the March for Women's Lives, a social movement focusing on the abortion issues conducted in Washington, D.C. on April 25, 2004. Attendees of the protest; Involvement of the National Lawyers Guild; Citations of the speakers.
- Kentucky Female Protective Laws Do Not Violate Title VII. // Labor Law Journal;Aug69, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p561
This article states that Kentucky laws limiting the number of working hours for women, ostensibly for reasons of health and safety, recognize biological and psychological differences between the sexes, and do not violate the 1964 Civil Rights Act, the Kentucky Attorney General has stated. Until...
- DRAWING BOARD. // American Prospect;4/8/2002, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p64
Presents a comic strip about women's rights.