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Sexual slurs against women are no laughing matter | Barbara Ellen

PUBLISHED January 11, 2014

Some of you may have heard about TV presenter Charlie Vernon, who was broadcasting on shopping channel Gems TV, when, via her earpiece, a male colleague called her a "fucking big whore" and a "big bitch". Eventually, Vernon gave him the finger, which was seen by viewers (she says that she did not realise she was still on air). Vernon was sacked and ended up turning to a tribunal, where she lost her case for unfair dismissal but won for sexual harassment.

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