SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL LAW
- Women protected. Chalaine Chang // New Internationalist;Dec2014, Issue 478, p10
The article cites a study by the women's empowerment organization United Nations (UN) Women revealing that 93.3% of women in Egypt had experienced sexual harassment, and reports on interim Egyptian President Adly Mansour's passage of two amendments criminalizing sexual harassment in 2014. Topics...
- 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.
- The Various Faces of Family and Intimate Partner Violence. Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen // Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly;Fall2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p99
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including the challenges associated with the classification of stalkers, the phenomenon of stalking in the workplace, and the needs of vulnerable women.
- Post... Discuss...Act. // Update of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation;2015/2016, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p3
The article reports on the relevance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against women since its first observation in Canada in 1991.
- 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.