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Does Tory MP rape arrest herald more Pestminster claims?
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Does Tory MP rape arrest herald more Pestminster claims?

Conservative Party bracing for further sexual misconduct allegations
18 May 2022
Pest-minister 2.0: Westminster rocked by new wave of allegations
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Pest-minister 2.0: Westminster rocked by new wave of allegations

Palace of government at centre of fresh misogyny and sexual harassment claims once again
29 Apr 2022
Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 April
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Quiz of The Week: 23 - 29 April

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29 Apr 2022
DJ Tim Westwood denies multiple sexual misconduct allegations
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DJ Tim Westwood denies multiple sexual misconduct allegations

At least seven women accuse the radio and TV presenter of predatory behaviour dating back three decades
27 Apr 2022
The darker side to Homes for Ukraine
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The darker side to Homes for Ukraine

Hosts have made sexual advances to refugees and relationships have ‘fallen apart’
13 Apr 2022
What is cyberstalking?
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What is cyberstalking?

Fake social media accounts increasingly used by harassers to target victims
4 Apr 2022
Roblox: the kids’ game platform with ‘Nazi sex parties’
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Roblox: the kids’ game platform with ‘Nazi sex parties’

Online gaming giant under fire over explicit content and use of ‘child labour’
16 Feb 2022

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Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously
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Sarah Everard: why indecent exposure is still not taken seriously

Wayne Couzens kidnapped and murdered the 33-year-old just days after reportedly exposing himself to other women
4 Oct 2021
The rise and fall of New York governor Andrew Cuomo
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The rise and fall of New York governor Andrew Cuomo

Democrat resigns after inquiry finds political heavyweight harassed 11 women
11 Aug 2021
What #MeToo will mean for British schools
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What #MeToo will mean for British schools

Officials are working with senior police officers and Ofsted to look at the huge number of sexual abuse allegations, which one police chief has called…
29 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster
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Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 24 June
24 Jun 2020
Rees-Mogg loses vote on Westminster bullying debates
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Rees-Mogg loses vote on Westminster bullying debates

Critics said proposal would undermine new independent panel and ‘re-victimise’ victims
24 Jun 2020
McDonald’s accused of worldwide ‘systemic sexual harassment’
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McDonald’s accused of worldwide ‘systemic sexual harassment’

Children as young as 16 allegedly ‘mocked and punished’ for reporting abuse
19 May 2020
Harvey Weinstein faces new LA rape charge
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Harvey Weinstein faces new LA rape charge

Disgraced Hollywood producer faces new charges of rape and sexual assault
7 Jan 2020
Lloyd’s of London puts anti-abuse posters in City pubs
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Lloyd’s of London puts anti-abuse posters in City pubs

Insurance market acts after growing reports of harassment
20 Nov 2019
Tory MP to quit after ‘fondling’ claim by Labour MP
Tory MP Ross Thomson
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Tory MP to quit after ‘fondling’ claim by Labour MP

Ross Thomson accused of ‘sexual touching’ of multiple men
4 Nov 2019
Two thirds of unis teach sexual consent to students
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Two thirds of unis teach sexual consent to students

Concern is rising over reports of sexual misconduct on UK campuses
9 Oct 2019
Upskirting made criminal offence in England and Wales
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Upskirting made criminal offence in England and Wales

Legislation follows tireless campaign led by Gina Martin
12 Apr 2019
Ted Baker boss Ray Kelvin resigns amid ‘forced hugs’ claims
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Ted Baker boss Ray Kelvin resigns amid ‘forced hugs’ claims

Petition by former Ted Baker staff accused chief executive of inappropriate behaviour towards female employees
4 Mar 2019
Laws on non-disclosure agreements to change
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Laws on non-disclosure agreements to change

Legislation around ‘gagging-orders’ used by employers to be changes following Philip Green scandal
4 Mar 2019
Music legend accused of groping man in hotel toilets
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Music legend accused of groping man in hotel toilets

Police investigating claims that the unnamed singer fondled alleged victim’s ‘private parts’ at upmarket London venue
20 Feb 2019
Drunk Tory MP ‘grabbed men’s bottoms to avoid falling’
Tory MP Ross Thomson
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Drunk Tory MP ‘grabbed men’s bottoms to avoid falling’

Witnesses say Ross Thomson ‘could barely stand’ before being escorted out of Commons bar by police
8 Feb 2019
Who is mystery businessman at heart of Telegraph’s expose?
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Who is mystery businessman at heart of Telegraph’s expose?

Court of Appeal stops newspaper publishing findings of eight-month investigation into harassment claims
24 Oct 2018
Seven ways MPs want to tackle sexual harassment
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Seven ways MPs want to tackle sexual harassment

Women and girls facing ‘routine and relentless’ harassment in public places, says Commons committee
23 Oct 2018
Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?
John Bercow
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Did John Bercow jump before he was pushed?

Speaker of the House to stand down next summer following huge pressure over allegations of bullying
17 Oct 2018
Is India having its #MeToo moment?
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Is India having its #MeToo moment?

A year on from Harvey Weinstein scandal the world’s biggest democracy has been shaken by allegations of sexual misconduct
11 Oct 2018
One in three UK girls sexually harassed in school uniform
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One in three UK girls sexually harassed in school uniform

New survey finds that 35% of schoolgirls have been catcalled, stared at or groped
8 Oct 2018
Rightmove sorry for ‘sex for rent’ ad for Birmingham house
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Rightmove sorry for ‘sex for rent’ ad for Birmingham house

Property website said the advert had been removed as soon as the company was aware of it
27 Jul 2018
‘Upskirting’ ban MP targeted by knicker protest
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‘Upskirting’ ban MP targeted by knicker protest

Government confirms plans to push through new legislation despite Sir Christopher Chope’s intervention
19 Jun 2018
What crimes has Morgan Freeman been accused of?
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What crimes has Morgan Freeman been accused of?

The veteran actor is facing numerous allegations of sexual harassment, including attempts to lift up the skirt of a production assistant
25 May 2018
Sir Alan Parker resigns as Save the Children chair
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Sir Alan Parker resigns as Save the Children chair

Anger over handling of misconduct allegations against senior staff at charity
20 Apr 2018
Robin Williams ‘groped and flashed me on set’ says co-star
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Robin Williams ‘groped and flashed me on set’ says co-star

‘I had the grossest things done to me,’ says Pam Dawber, who adds she took no offence at the star’s lewd antics
21 Mar 2018
France to tackle sexual harassment with on-the-spot fines
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France to tackle sexual harassment with on-the-spot fines

New measures will also extend time limit for filing rape complaints and set age of consent at 15
21 Mar 2018
TV presenter Helen Skelton reveals she was groped on air
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TV presenter Helen Skelton reveals she was groped on air

Incident occurred while she was conducting a live interview ‘during a sporting event in 2014’
16 Mar 2018
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