Sexual harassment by the numbers

A new poll by ABC News/Washington Post says 24 percent of women respondents have experienced sexual harassment from co-workers or supervisors. On the flip side, 25 percent of men respondents say they worry about being falsely accused of sexual harassment, while just 10% of men said they’ve said or done things that might be construed … Read more

ACLU releases documents alleging sexual abuse of female detainees

“The fact that these women sought sanctuary in the United States — only to find abuse at the hands of officials they thought would protect them — is wholly inconsistent with America’s self-proclaimed reputation as a beacon of human rights,” Lisa Graybill, legal director of the ACLU of Texas ACLU: The ACLU has released … Read more – Woman sues state, alleging emotional, sexual abuse in Vancouver foster home

This should be an interesting case to follow. An 18-year-old Vancouver woman has filed a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Social and Health Services, alleging she was emotionally and sexually abused while in foster care as a young child. The suit, filed Tuesday in Clark County Superior Court, claims that DSHS was negligent “in … Read more