Étiqueté : harassment


Pakistan, India alternate barbs over ‘harassment of diplomats’

Islamabad – Pakistan’s foreign office has accused India of harassing and intimidating its diplomats and their families posted in New Delhi, in the latest escalation of tensions between the South Asian neighbours. In a statement released late on Tuesday, the foreign office said Pakistani officials and their families were facing « intense harassment, intimidation and outright violence…


Golden Globes 2018: ‘Time’s up’ on sexual harassment

Women’s rights activists and celebrities – dressed in black – took to the Golden Globes red carpet on Sunday night not only to celebrate the last year in film and television, but also to shine light on systemic sexual harassment in the workplace. It was the first major awards event since allegations emerged last year…


How younger girls in Delhi are struggling with avenue harassment

New Delhi, India – When Pooja*, a teenager in New Delhi, was 15, she would walk a roundabout route home from school. That way she could avoid harassment from boys lurking in a shadowy lane nearby. « That corner over there, I wouldn’t take that right, » she said, pointing at a street near her home in a…


One in five ladies folk sufferer of online harassment: document

More than one in five women have experienced online harassment or abuse, according to research by Amnesty International surveying more than 4,000 women. The vast majority of this harassment happens on social media sites, according to the report. Almost half of the victims said the abuse or harassment was sexist or misogynistic in nature, and…

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