Labour calls for Mark McDonald investigation to be made public
Scottish Labour MSP says SNP’s investigation into the former minister should be published and handed to police
SCOTTISH LABOUR has called on the SNP to release the findings of its investigation into former early years and childcare minister Mark McDonald in a redacted form and to hand over the details to police so that they can determine whether the matter is criminal.
Scottish ministerial code updated to clamp down on harassment
The Scottish Government has renewed its code of conduct with stricter lines on harassment and bullying
AN UPDATED VERSION of the Scottish ministerial code was published by the Scottish Government this week, which includes new sections on harassment, bullying and inappropriate behaviour, following complaints of a culture of harassment at both Holyrood and Westminster.
Young women suffer twice the average level of sexual harassment and stalking, survey finds
Survey of 10,000 people finds harassment is mainly from acquaintances
A SURVEY INTO rates of sexual harassment has identified far higher rates of abusive behaviours directed to women in Scotland.
Figures on sexual victimisation and stalking were released today [Tuesday 17 May] by the Scottish Government, detailing results from an extensive survey of 10,000 adults who took part in the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (SCJS) for 2014-15.
Former SNP councillor alleges bullying and harassment in 'dangerous campaign' by Labour colleagues
Labour leadership allegedly failed to deal with complaints of bullying and sexism at North Lanarkshire Council
SNP STAFFER ROSA ZAMBONINI has written to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn alleging a sustained campaign of bullying and harassment by Labour members at North Lanarkshire Council, where she was a councillor until May this year.
NUJ condemns Roosh V's 'fascist' tactics after columnist Cat Boyd is targeted
Details of writers and journalists, including columnist Cat Boyd, have been posted online by 'neomaculinist' Roosh V supporters
THE National Union of Journalists has condemned the targeting of journalists by anti-feminist blogger Daryush Valizaeh after UK-based writers, including Glasgow-based columnist Cat Boyd, were named in online posts.
NUJ condemn Roosh V's 'fascist' intimidation tactics against journalists
Details of writers and journalists, including columnist Cat Boyd, posted online by 'neomaculinist' Roosh V supporters
THE NATIONAL Union of Journalists has condemned the targeting of journalists by anti-feminist blogger Daryush Valizaeh, after UK-based writers, including Glasgow-based columnist Cat Boyd, were named in online posts.
Survey reveals distressing impact of sexism on girls and young women
Research shows the extent of sexism and harassment that young girls face
THE Girls' Attitudes Survey 2015 has uncovered a series of distressing statistics about the experience of sexism and harassment in girls as young as 11.
The study found that 75 per cent of 11 to 21 year olds have suffered from anxiety about sexual harassment, and stated that it had negatively impacted their lives in some way.