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victimize

verb beguile, betray, cheat, con, damage, deceive, defraud, delude, do out of, dupe, exploit, fast-talk, finagle, fleece, flimflam, fool, hoodwink, injure, mislead, obtain under false pretenses, prey on, snooker, subject to a swindle, subject to fraud, swindle, take advantage of, to subject to fraud, trick, use
See also: bait, betray, bilk, deceive, defeat, dupe, endanger, ensnare, exploit, extort, harass, illude, inveigle, maltreat, mishandle, mistreat, palter, persecute, prey, slay
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What would be a general definition of victimisation under these discrimination laws?
He added: "It was, we believe, the complainant's understandable loss of confidence in the respondent, as a result of the way in which they failed to deal adequately with her grievance, that caused her to suspect, mistakenly as it turned out, that there had been victimisation against her.
We take claims of sexual harassment and victimisation very seriously indeed," he said.
Tribunal chairman Elaine Donnelly said: ``Disciplining of the applicant for failure to pay a fixed penalty notice was victimisation.
The tribunal dismissed his initial complaints of race discrimination but has now upheld two complaints of victimisation.
It is important that peer victimisation is taken seriously as symptoms such, as insomnia, anxiety and depression are common among victims and have a negative impact on psychological health.
In the first 10 weeks of year 2015 as many as 77 cases of victimisation against women were registered at the police stations in Hyderabad Police Range, he informed and added that 62 cases pertained to abduction, 9 to assault and 5 of child kidnapping.
The meeting decided to ensure stringent measures to bring to justice the culprits and decrease the incidence of victimisation by ensuring case investigation by lady police officer, implementation over Women Protection Act 2013 and increasing awareness of women's rights.
This bullying victimisation impacts on social health (the ability to get along with others, how others react to them, how they react to social institutions and societal mores), physical health (Tremblay et al.
In this case, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) held that a non-specific complaint of "discrimination" (meaning unfair treatment, but not linked to a protected characteristic such as age, race, and disability) is not a protected act for victimisation purposes.
The prime minister said the difference between victimisation and accountability was really fine.
The poll also revealed that 33% of victims of serious sexual assault and 29% of victims of sexual victimisation were aged 15 years or younger when the incidents first occurred.