Studies suggest few women formally complain about sexual harassment in the workplace.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
The swoosh entered the #MeToo spotlight.
A revolt by women at the world’s largest sport brand revealed what companies and many others still don't understand about the nature of workplace harassment.
Circe and Her Swine: Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama, 1892 , New York, E. Hess.
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France's answer to #MeToo was #BalanceTonPorc -- "denounce your pig". An analysis of the idioms linking to sex and pigs provides some insights into why the hashtag hit home.
Recent violations of sexual harassment policies at universities have involved students as complainants.
Another case of alleged sexual harassment in academia highlights the slow progress being made to protect people from abuse.
Spot removes traditional barriers to reporting abusive behavior, because participants can log incidents without talking to a human.
One of the original plates illustrating the novel Pamela, by Samuel Richardson.
Etched by L. Truchy and A. Benoist after paintings by J. Highmore - Houghton Library
New forms of fiction and non-fiction writing told the stories of the plight of everyday working women at the hands of abusers.
Once more into the breach.
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Prime Minister Theresa May proved a bit of a push over instead of wielding the axe in her cabinet reshuffle.
Burke sought to use Asperger’s syndrome as as explanation for why he harassed and bullied staff on Burke’s Backyard.
Don Burke: the statements you made are false, and they have an impact far beyond your own circumstance.
We can't solve this problem until we acknowledge some deep-rooted beliefs about male and female roles in sex and relationships.
Humphrys spoke of a ‘witch hunt’.
It's not a witch hunt, it's not a joke and it really does matter.
The question is less why women are speaking up and more why are they only now being heard?
Companies are likely taking notice as more women speak up about workplace harassment.
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Companies have long tended to protect rather than punish high-profile harassers. That may change as the #MeToo movement inspires more women to speak out.
Women clergy in the Church of England.
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Women clergy are still fighting a battle for acceptance in the church.
It’s not always obvious and it often goes unreported.
In the wake of the #MeToo campaign we need to build cultures that do not tolerate any level of harassment at work.
Sexual harassment scandals have altered and cut short many careers, including those of former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly (left), former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick (center) and late former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.
Human resources professionals should be trained at school and encouraged on the job to take employee complaints seriously. But that's not how the profession works now.
The Weinstein scandal is about more than just sex.
Videos and other material from the '80s and '90s remind us that harassment isn't about sex so much as discrimination, inequality and power.
Can cause lasting damage.
Harassment can cause severe and lasting harm.
A toxic corporate culture may begin at the top, but it doesn’t end there.
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Ethical scandals at Uber and Fox have focused attention on the leaders of the organizations, but the problems of a toxic culture often embed deep within an organization.
Actor and presenter Faustina Agolley speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
Uber is the latest Silicon Valley company to find itself accused of sexism.
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The escalating indifference with which Uber allegedly reacted to a software engineer's harassment claims is the norm in the corporate world, where enforcing civil rights laws is seen as a tax on profits.