An affair between a philosophy professor and his teenage student became the subject of ballads in the streets of Paris in the 12th century. A scholar asks: Why wasn't it called sexual harassment?
In sexual harassment cases, schools and workplaces often harm those that they claim to protect. These tips can help them avoid those painful mistakes.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general: there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.
Stereotypes can undermine the fairness of criminal trials, but research can help us understand and counter the effect of stereotypes through law reform.
A brutal backlash against a Harvey Weinstein accuser has helped galvanise the feminist movement.
Research shows men and women interpret violence and bullying differently.
Teaching your kids core principles about sexuality and consent early can help them navigate the gray areas of adulthood.
The important lessons from one of the most notorious cases of sexual manipulation took place not off-screen but right in front of the camera.
Attention is being placed on sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, but sexual assault occurs in intimate relationships, too. Often, the causes are the same – a desire for power.
Victims everywhere have lost their patience and their fear and are finding willing listeners. A question worth asking is: Why now?
A survey revealed that 15% of Londoners had experienced some form of unwanted sexual attention on public transport.
Although they're at greater risk of violent crime, sexual harassment and suicide, smart-phone savvy young people can access extra support.
This story typically has two acts. First come the women's reports of harassment – followed by the inevitable dismissal and undermining of them. Could this time be different?
The #Metoo campaign shows that we should not think of Harvey Weinstein as an isolated case, or just one bad apple. There are thousands more like him. Globally, sexual harassment has become normalised.
With better access to energy, women in developing nations could spend more time working or in school. But Energy Secretary Rick Perry's claim that fossil fuels improve women's lives misses the mark.
If ever there was a time to think seriously about whether parliament represents the people, it's now.
Incorporating lessons on healthy sexual behavior into sex ed classes and special prevention programs for youth could be key to reducing sexual violence, experts say.
Women's voices have been seen as unwanted or untruthful, but the snowballing sexual assault revelations from the #MeToo campaign show that women must find their voices.
A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development in some respects, but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change.
Women and girls used the #MeToo hashtag more than 12 million times on Facebook in one day in October. It marked the rise of a new feminist consciousness and solidarity.