Workplace reactions to #MeToo risk exacerbating the problem. What's needed are more face-to-face conversations, no matter how awkward they may be.
Today's workplaces extend beyond physical spaces, so movements like #metoo must trigger change in how we behave online.
Survival sex – the exchange of sexual favours for aid packets – happens in refugee camps everywhere. Victims are not protected by international human rights law.
The #MeToo movement has sparked discussions about appropriate sexual behaviour that teachers can build on in sexual education.
Critics say that #MeToo has turned the legal principle of innocent until proven guilty on its head, but such comments privilege the rights of perpetrators over justice for victims.
Spot removes traditional barriers to reporting abusive behavior, because participants can log incidents without talking to a human.
If we’re going to grasp what makes Eakins' art so tragically powerful, we should be honest about the man who made them – and the impulses that drove him.
Relations between the US and Africa are unlikely to improve while Trump remains president. But that doesn't mean the continent should remain passive.
Only 5% of rape complaints in the UK end in convictions – what a legacy for the #metoo generation.
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
Escape the romance trap with these heroines.
So-called experts say there are several practical reasons why so few women are in STEM. Any insider will tell you that the real issue is that women are still victims of outdated stereotypes and abuse.
Women everywhere have low status relative to men. This is a global phenomenon and there are no exceptions, and there is much work to be done in Canada and everywhere. The time is now.
Scores of Depression-era films depicted a pattern of sexual harassment that sounds all too familiar.
Speaking up and telling the truth is important, but we need to be mindful that it is risky, far from safe for all victims and survivors.
If you feel threatened or confused by the #MeToo movement, try channelling your masculinist mystique.
The personal is now commercial – beauty, fashion and feminism.
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Sometimes I want to cheer online publications that combine politics, fashion and beauty for the way they are mainstreaming feminism. On closer inspection, though, it has produced some odd results.
Mennel Ibtissem, a 22-year-old student from Besancon, France, wowed judges, the audience and viewers on The Voice France, but withdrew from the show when she was accused of Islamic extremism.
New forms of fiction and non-fiction writing told the stories of the plight of everyday working women at the hands of abusers.
Recent deaths within the pornography industry in the US have reignited debates on labour conditions and mental health.