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U.S. presidential candidate Biden denies sexual assault allegation

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday denied an allegation that he had sexually assaulted a former Senate staffer 27 years ago, saying...
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Brazil clears Namibian boxer of sexual harassment charges

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Namibian amateur boxer Jonas Junias has been cleared of the sexual harassment charges he faced during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, the...

UG suspends lecturers at the centre of BBC’s documentary

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The Management of the University of Ghana has announced the suspension of two of its lecturers at the centre of the BBC’s “Sex...
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UK employers should have legal duty to tackle sexual harassment at work

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The British government should change the law so that employers have a legal duty to make sure their workplaces are harassment-free, the country's main...
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Bono Region DoVVSU records reduction of cases

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The Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DoVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service in the Bono Region recorded 937 cases in 2019, as against...
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Women movement in Zambia rue continued sexual harassment of girls

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The women movement in Zambia on Wednesday expressed concern that cases of defilement of a girl child have continued unabated despite efforts the curb...

Ending sexual harassment in Schools is vital—Mother Superior

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Rev. Sister Elizabeth Amoako, ( Mother Superior), Principal of Our Lady of Apostles (OLA) College of Education in Cape Coast has called for...

University of Ghana will never condone sexual harassment – Chancellor

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Dr Mary Chinery-Hesse, the Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG) Thursday said she is satisfied with the processes put in place to...

Sex for Grades: The mission and the moral barometer

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I have spent at least two hours watching the “sex for grades” documentary by the BBC Africa eye team. Reporter Kiki Mordi narrated how...

Sexually provocative dressing should not justify harassment – Gender Minister

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Mrs Cynthia Mamle Morrison, the Gender, Children and Social Protection Minister, has waded into the raging debate on the “Sex for Grades” documentary, saying,...
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University of Ghana interdicts lecturers over BBC documentary

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The University of Ghana Business and Executive Committee has interdicted Professor Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor - the two Ghanaian lecturers who...
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Report Workplace Sexual Harassment In Ghana – CHRAJ

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) is urging victims of sexual harassment at workplaces to report such cases to the right...
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Christine Lahti speaks about all the risk taking in Hollywood

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In an exclusive interview with Closer Weekly, Christine Lahti, 68, opens up about overcoming sexual harassment at the start of her Hollywood career. “It...
Sexual harassment seems to be on the rise in Kenya's Silicon Savannah. Photo: KenyaForum

Farmer pays hefty fine for attempted sexual harassment

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Nduba Akaa, a 33 year-old unemployed man who attempted to sexually harass a 40 year-old woman at Jema in the Aowin municipality has been...
Sexual harassment seems to be on the rise in Kenya's Silicon Savannah. Photo: KenyaForum

Ghana’s chief anti-corruption official urges action against workplace sexual harassment

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The chief anti-corruption official of Ghana on Friday called for urgent action against work place sexual harassment in the country. The Director of Anti-Corruption Department...
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GRASAG Gender Commission Joins The Fight Against “Sexual Harassment”

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The Gender Commission of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG) National Secretariat, joins the International Community this year to mark the 16 Days...

NGO appeals to gov’t to build shelters for abused women

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The New Vision Foundation International (NVFI), a humanitarian relief and advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), has appealed to Government to build more shelters to accommodate...

The Only Means to Ending Sexual Harassment is to Speak Up

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Forson told the BBC, after a powerful Hollywood movie producer, Harvey Weinstein, faced allegations of sexual misconduct from more than a dozen women and...
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More school girls come forward with sexual harassment complaints

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Young girls at basic and second cycle institutions have complained of sexual harassment against them by their teachers and have demanded that teachers, who...
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DOVVSU Issue Battle Cry Against Surge in Child Marriage

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The Brong-Ahafo Regional Coordinator of the Police Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) has issued a battle cry against the surge in child...
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Growing calls for ANC senior official to be suspended

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Marius Fransman, former Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation and now ANC Western Cape Provincial Chairperson, is being investigated by police for sexual...
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ANC senior official faces charges of sexual harassment as party celebrates 104th birthday

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The ANC said it has been made aware that a case of sexual harassment has been opened against an ANC member. "We are awaiting the...
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With Konadu, the Value Is the Same

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Maybe her greatest contribution to Mr. Rawlings? faux-revolution is the ?missionary role? she played in bearing the children of the half-Scottish waif. The last...

Develop Policies On Sexual Harassment At Work Places – Ark Foundation

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The Executive Director of the Ark Foundation, Ghana Ms. Angela Dwamena-Aboagye, has advised all corporate agencies to?endeavor?to have sexual harassment policies in their work...

S*xual Harassment Is A Forbidden Topic – Ark Foundation

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Research conducted by Ark foundation, an advocacy based women?s human rights non- governmental organization indicates that sexual harassment in Ghana is basically a forbidden...

Delay of allowances bring hardship to student nurses

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Trainee nurses and midwives in the northern part of the country have appealed to the government to intervene to address the two-year delay in...

NORSAAC Raise Awareness On Sexual Harassment

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The Northern Sector Action on Awareness Centre (NORSAAC), a Tamale gender-based advocacy organization, has organized a two-day awareness raising workshop in Tamale on sexual...

45 Participants Equipped With Knowledge On Women?s Rights

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Participants in a workshop have said sexual harassment should be curbed with swift and stiffer punishment to enable women to pursue their career goals. They...

Failed NPP MP Chased Over Sexual Harassment

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The?defeated New Patriotic Party?(NPP) parliamentary candidate for the Upper Manya Krobo-Asesewa Constituency in the Eastern Region, Mr.?Moses?Tetteh-Barimah was chased out by aggrieved youth of...