harassment harassment  /hə ˈræs mənt/


  1. (n) a feeling of intense annoyance caused by being tormented
  2. (n) the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism



  1. Known for the way its men harass women on the street, Egypt is finally taking steps to tackle the issue of sexual harassment and it's using religion to help.
  2. Sexual harassment has been in the news of late.
  3. Israel cracks down on sexual harassment within its army.


  1. Tools 2 Succeed, Inc. Announces Availability of AB1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention Online e-Learning Course for ...

    The Tools 2 Succeed Sexual Harassment prevention training online e-Learning course meets all AB1825 State of California requirements. Detailed information is available at http://tools2succeed.com/shar.html (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10839338.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Startups, Culture, And Sexual Harassment Incidents In The Military: What Is The Connection?

    I was having a conversation with RADM (ret) Ham Tallent last week about an article he was writing on recent sexual harassment incidents in the armed forces.  As with any group of people who take pride in their former organizations, we're offended by the stupid acts of bad players and chagrined at
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Harassment to be handled by school | Enumclaw police reports June 6-12

    HARASSMENT: Police took a report June 12 about a student being harassed at a local school. An officer made contact and determined there was mutual activity between two students. The parent was satisfied with the school staff handling the situation.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Enumclaw Courier-Herald


  1. "The United Kingdom is deeply concerned at the arrest and, in some cases, continued detention of some of our hard-working locally engaged staff in Tehran," Miliband said. "This is harassment and intimidation of a kind which is quite...
    on Jun 28, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: Voice of America

  2. Late Friday, Dallas-based attorney Fred Baron, former national finance chairman for Edwards, said in a statement he decided on his own to "help two friends and former colleagues rebuild their lives when harassment by supermarket tabloids made it...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Fred Baron Source: FOXNews

  3. "The denial of visas and harassment of aid workers has created the impression that the government of Sudan is engaged in a deliberate campaign of intimidation," US deputy secretary of state John Negroponte said at the end of his tour of Sudan.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: John Negroponte Source: BBC News

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