Sexual harassment in the news –

These were listed on the most recent Google Alerts email I got (today):

Sexual harassment of women in workplace still rampant http://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/07/24/sexual-harassment-women-workplace-still-rampant/87321580/
The Tennessean
It is 2016, and sexual harassment of women in the workplace still seems to be everywhere. In recent months, every time you turn around, there are …

Report: Sexual Harassment At Fox News Goes Way Beyond Roger Ailes https://mediamatters.org/blog/2016/07/23/report-sexual-harassment-fox-news-goes-way-beyond-roger-ailes/211855
Media Matters for America (blog)
Following the ousting of former Fox CEO Roger Ailes amid allegations that he sexually harassed former network anchor Gretchen Carlson, The New …
Former Fox News Reporter Speaks Out on Firing, Retribution Following Sexual Harassment Claims – Hollywood Reporter
Fox’s Howard Kurtz: Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Roger Ailes Have Been “Painful And … – Media Matters for America
Sexual harassment extends beyond Gretchen Carlson at Fox News – Blasting News
Full Coverage

How to avoid sexual harassment when traveling solo http://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2016/07/24/how-to-avoid-sexual-harassment-when-traveling-solo.html
Jakarta Post
When it comes to visiting new destinations, travelers should avoid making assumptions and conduct thorough research about the country instead, …

And don’t forget my e-book, on Booklocker.com (http://www.booklocker.com/books/4397.html):

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Cyber Stalking

Something I have to share with you –

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Harassment can come in many forms. Protect yourself with knowledge.

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I love it

If I haven’t mentioned it on this site (I have in my e-book), learning self defense is one of the most important things a woman can do for herself. You never know when you might be harassed, groped, raped, etc. – sometimes even in public! I have. (Harassed and groped in public, more than once)

I saw this clip on FB and thought it was great.  http://www.getitfree.us/blog/article/Videos-woman-beats-up-man-who-harasses-her-in-the-elevator?utm_medium=social&utm_source=Facebook-Timeline&utm_campaign=Shared&utm_content=ViralVideo

Learn from her. She, very wisely, took the time and effort to find out how to protect herself. She was able to walk away from what could have potentially been a very bad situation, as a result. DO learn how to protect yourself. Don’t become a statistic. You don’t have to. (And, don’t forget – never get into an elevator if no one else is in it but a man, alone. Also, if you’re alone in an elevator, and it stops at a floor where a lone man is waiting to enter, get out of the elevator and take another one.  PROTECT yourself)

SH warrior and dragon

 

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APRIL IS HERE!

Empowerment, for only $10!

Empowerment, for only $10!

Don’t forget that April is Sexual Harassment Awareness Month! Protect yourself by knowing all you can about the subject. Knowledge IS power!!!

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Hi, again –

I haven’t been here in a while – just got busy again. Trying to find work (writing, editing, graphics, etc.), dealing with a lawsuit (got to fight for those rights!), and various other things. Ah, well…I’ll be here more in April –

I saw this on FB and had to include it here: https://www.facebook.com/theglobeandmail/videos/10153998154373904/?fref=nf.

Not reporting a harasser or rapist just protects them, and keeps the system weak. We have to DEMAND justice, even if the system seems uncaring. We have human rights – one of which is not to be attacked. It’s up to us to force the police, the courts, et. al., to take our situation seriously and DO THEIR JOBS. (If it was their wives, mothers, daughters, sisters, etc., who’d been harassed/raped, they wouldn’t just blow it off) Lawyers can (sometimes) help. Amassing people and marching can help. There are options. Make a fuss! It’s in our best interests to DO WHATEVER WE CAN! KEEP FIGHTING THE FIGHT!!!

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Too true

Something I saw on Facebook, and commented on:

Sexual Assaults chart

Only WE can change things. DON’T BE A STATISTIC!

 

Keep fighting the good fight!

SH warrior and dragon

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Happy Holidays!

Just a reminder – one of the best gifts you can give someone is empowerment.

Remember, you may think you aren’t being harassed on the job (or elsewhere) currently, and you may not think you know anyone who is, but that doesn’t mean that you/they are safe forever. Harassment happens, sexual or otherwise. You, and your friends/loved ones, need to know how to handle it. Suffering, due to ignorance, is never worth it.

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

This site will give information, but my e-book, HOW TO AVOID/HANDLE/LITIGATE OVER SEXUAL HARASSMENT, will give you more. (I should have called it Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sexual Harassment But Were Afraid to Ask) At $10, you can’t go wrong! It’s worth twice that and more, to keep you safe.

Have a happy – and SAFE – holiday!

Empowerment, for only $10!

Empowerment, for only $10!

http://www.booklocker.com/books/4397.html

 

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