Sexual harassment

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Imagine your sister, your mother, not reporting a sexual assault for fear that their family will be torn apart.
Mar 22 2017
Sexual harassment has been commented on by 51 key people in the news. You can find all of them on this page with their statements. People who have been most quoted about Sexual harassment are: Leo Dobbs, Mark Zuckerberg and Jason Miller. For instance, the most recent quote from Leo Dobbs is: “Most of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children. They include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or travelled alone, the disabled, the elderly and people in need of urgent medical care.”.
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Rachel Krys

There is no obligation on universities to record or report these issues, which means there will be many cases which just fall below the radar of this sort of inquiry. We know that institutions which take tackling sexual harassment and violence seriously, and have policies and systems in place to encourage reporting and train staff to deal with complaints as they arise, report higher numbers. It's the universities which aren't dealing with this openly which perversely appear to have fewer problems.

Anna Bull

There is evidence to suggest that the actual figures in the UK will be staggering. The Association of American Universities undertook a detailed survey of sexual assault and sexual misconduct in 2015 (student-student and staff-student). Surveys were completed on 27 campuses, with 150,072 students responding. The survey found reporting rates for sexual harassment – staff and student – [were] 7.7%, and only 28% of even the most serious incidents are reported to an organisation or agency.

Stephen Marshall

There is no place for sexual harassment or gender-based violence at UAL. We are already working hard to improve how we handle and prevent incidents of harassment.

John Dilworth - Crown Prosecution Service

I would like to praise the bravery of the victims in this case. It is thanks largely to their evidence that the court has today found Colin Gregg guilty of nine charges of non-recent sexual assault, charges for which he had evaded justice for a considerable number of years.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Lt. Gen. McMaster has served alongside women, and benefited from their bravery and dedication, his entire career. As a commander he has been a leader in sexual assault prevention in each of his commands. To suggest otherwise is to unfairly impugn the character and integrity of a true American hero.

Don Christensen

He shouldn't be thinking, Well, I don't want to hurt their careers. If you have two guys under investigation for sexual assault, but your first concern is that their career might be hurt, that says to me that you're not really getting the big picture.

Satish Kolluri

The conversation around sexual assault changed after the New Delhi incident. Now, more people are talking about their experiences in more ways. In one sense, it has done good. Police are forced to take action.

Patrick Leahy

If we are to continue being a great nation, then survivors of sexual assault and hate crimes and religious bigotry all deserve to know that their civil and human rights will be protected by the attorney general of the United States. Given the divisive rhetoric of the Republican nominee for president last year, many are worried.

Jeff Sessions

I don't characterize that as sexual assault. I think that's a stretch. I don't know what he meant. I would never intentionally suggest otherwise.

Snehal Velkar

In our gender awareness work, one of the issues that's been raised repeatedly by young women are being harassed by men singing inappropriate Bollywood songs. Bollywood songs are great to sing and dance to, but when you pay attention, you realize that many of them objectify and demean women. This leads to normalizing sexual harassment and violence against women.

Kevin Steele

This is a lifetime of sexual assault on young women. We ask the court to look at the remarkable similarities [between the different accusations]. That is an essential element to all of this. You have a situation in each case where it's a young woman. He is significantly older. He is married at the time. All but one of the women met the defendant through her employment. He acted as a mentor.

Jason Chaffetz

Numerous Department of Agriculture employees who were subject to sexual assault, harassment and discrimination also came forward to the committee. The number of examples and despicable acts were quite horrifying. Some of these women had even been raped by coworkers, but refused to testify due to the threat of retaliation and having their careers destroyed.

Catherine Cochran

USDA, including the U.S. Forest Service, has a zero tolerance policy for sexual harassment in the workforce. We take all complaints seriously and take assertive measures ... up to terminating employees when wrongdoing is confirmed.

John Clune
Chris Ford

We commend Baylor for its work with Pepper Hamilton in its effort to improve its handling of sexual assault reports.

Brian McKeen

This doctor used this young girl's innocence and naiveté against her. She trusted her doctor's authority when he insisted his treatments were standard procedure, but they were no more than sexual assault and abuse of a child.

Sharon Stone

It is an outrageous situation – her situation and this situation and this culture – that someone, anyone, can say that they are a sexual assault perpetrator and continue on with their life as though it has not happened.

Maggie Haberman

The last day of the workweek has often proved meddlesome for both Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton. Key moments in the F.B.I.'s email investigation landed on Fridays; and a 2005 audio recording of Mr. Trump bragging about sexual assault was also revealed on a Friday. The week could end quietly, or it could close with yet another in a series of wave-making afternoons.

Arlan Hamilton

By lending his image, his voice, his influence and substantial capital to Trump, Thiel isn't simply exercising his legal right to vote: He is fueling and enabling racism, sexism, sexual assault, violence and tyranny.

Moira Smith - Enstar Group

As the mother of a young daughter and son, I am coming forward to show that it is important to stand up for yourself and tell the truth. When powerful men commit sexual assault, they count on their victims keeping it a secret.

Scott Berkowitz - Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

We often see cases of when a prominent teacher, doctor or other community figure is accused of sexual assault, news of that will often prompt others to come forward. They feel they are now more likely to be believed.

Charlie Dougherty - Lincoln

He recently got out of my jail. He was accused of child sexual assault. We were doing an investigation, we arrested him. That is supposedly what set him off but we don't know that for sure yet.

Marco Arment

We have so many diversity and hostility problems (that the industry isfinally working to fix) that Y Combinator should be leading the way toward inclusive, progressive solutions. Instead, they're defending the large-scale support of racism, bigotry and sexual assault by an influential partner and adviser to their start-ups as its own form of 'diversity.

Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook

We can't create a culture that says it cares about diversity and then excludes almost half of the country because they back a political candidate. Do not involve racism, sexism, xenophobia or accepting sexual assault.

Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook

I want to quickly address the questions and concerns about Peter Thiel as a board member and Trump supporter. We can't create a culture that says it cares about diversity and then excludes almost half of the country because they back a political candidate. There are many reasons a person might support Trump that do not involve racism, sexism, xenophobia or accepting sexual assault. ... Our community will be stronger for all our differences.

Rebecca O'Connor - Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

People are starting to recognize that even if they didn't fit whatever mythological circumstance people think needs to happen in order for it to be rape or sexual assault, that there is in fact that gray area where it's still nonconsensual. Even if you wore a skirt or you didn't outwardly force someone off you, this may legally fall into the realm of sexual assault.

Kristin Anderson - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

It's a sexual assault issue, and it's something that I've kept quiet on my own. And I've always kept quiet. And why should I keep quiet? Actually, all of the women should speak up, and if you're touched inappropriately, tell somebody and speak up about it. Actually go to the authorities and press some charges. It's not okay.

Jason Miller

For The New York Times to launch a completely false, coordinated character assassination against Mr. Trump on a topic like this is dangerous. To reach back decades in an attempt to smear Mr. Trump trivializes sexual assault, and it sets a new low for where the media is willing to go in its efforts to determine this election.

Jason Miller

This entire article is fiction, and for The New York Times to launch a completely false, coordinated character assassination against Mr. Trump on a topic like this is dangerous. To reach back decades in an attempt to smear Mr. Trump trivializes sexual assault, and it sets a new low for where the media is willing to go in its efforts to determine this election.

Tim Kaine

You can't grab people's genitals. You know, that's sexual assault, I mean it's clear.

Viola Davis

You must. And then let your heart do the rest. Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood, we all have one thing in common: We are all survivors of sexual assault in some way, shape or form.

Leo Dobbs

Most of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children. They include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or travelled alone, the disabled, the elderly and people in need of urgent medical care.

Leo Dobbs

"This is a very sad milestone". "Most of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children. They include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or travelled alone, the disabled, the elderly and people in need of urgent medical care".

Leo Dobbs

This is a very sad milestone. Most of those fleeing South Sudan are women and children. They include survivors of violent attacks, sexual assault, children that have been separated from their parents or travelled alone, the disabled, the elderly and people in need of urgent medical care.

Delaney Robinson

I reported it. I allowed the rape kit to be taken. I gave a statement. I cooperated with law enforcement and the Title IX office [which handles complaints of discrimination, including gender and sexual assault]. But six months later, the university has done nothing.

Michelle Dauber

We need judges who understand sexual assault and violence against women.

Alice Hood

The numbers are shocking and it should be a wake up-call. Sexual harassment is still a really big problem for women in the workplace. It's certainly not gone away.

Christophe Dagues

For us, the line is very clear between what is seduction and what is sexual harassment. And there can't be any confusion for the harasser between seduction and sexual harassment. You can invite an employee to have a coffee after work. Or tell her you find her pretty and that you're attracted to her. But the moment where she shows you she is not interested, stop.

Valerie Zabriskie - Euronews

How do you define sexual harassment at work? And where do you draw the line between seduction and harassment? Is it a hand on the knee or on the leg? Or a text message saying you look nice in that dress you're wearing? And why is it so hard to prove?

Maude Beckers

Here we have direct proof of sexual harassment. It generally takes place behind closed doors so we rarely have direct proof. Today our goal is to have it recognised, that it's not unfair if a victim records her harasser, because this harassment is a crime.

Marilyn Baldeck

Victims are often accused themselves when they go before a tribunal. This woman here is accused of being a manipulator, wanting to take her boss' job. She's also accused of not showing any emotion, so therefore she's not credible – since a victim of sexual harassment is supposed to cry non-stop.

Beth Fortune - Vanderbilt

It is our sincere hope that today's verdict strongly sends the message to victims and to perpetrators that sexual assault will not be tolerated in our communities.

John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

Sexual assault is a heinous form of violence and it is a stark contradiction to Morehouse College at its best. The information anonymously shared on Twitter was our very first indication of this incident. Now that we are aware of these allegations, we are determined to pursue the investigation to the fullest extent possible.

Tippi Hedren

It was the early 1960s. Sexual harassment and stalking were terms that didn't exist back then.

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