Most men are not sexual predators and enjoy the closeness of the people they love.
In the wake of the #MeToo movement and women finally feeling free to discuss having been sexually assaulted, it may seem like all men are predators. A trauma psychologist says this is far from true.
Christine Blasey Ford prepares to face the Senate.
Senators followed a playbook familiar to millions of women. In promoting men, companies and other organizations have frequently brushed aside allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
Australia’s English-based common law system does not offer adequate protection against sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment laws in Australia are limited in their reach. But changing our tort law by adopting a rule from the Roman legal system could give victims another path to justice.
Anita Hill, who accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, amid heavy security when she was to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 10, 1991.
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Anita Hill charged in 1991 that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her. He was still confirmed. Now, another nominee faces sexual assault allegations. Have times changed?
Les Moonves walked away from CBS after being accused of sexual assault.
Moonves, accused by 12 women of sexual harassment and assault, managed to walk away with a face-saving exit package that may even include some of his $182 million severance.
Sexual harassment and violence are widespread in universities, and in everyday life. For that to change, the culture has to first.
We need to know more about what is going on for women in sex – what makes them suffer and what gives them pleasure.
The Nationals have been unable to make a finding on a sexual harassment allegation against Barnaby Joyce.
The National Party has been unable to reach a verdict on a complaint by Catherine Marriott that Joyce sexually harassed her,
Complaints that staff performed non-work related and personal duties for Husar had merit.
The ALP's internal investigation found the MP treated staff badly, but did not find evidence of sexual harassment or lewd conduct.
Rock'n'Roll has long been associated with sexual misconduct but there are signs the industry is waking up to this.
Allies at last?
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
In this Nov. 12, 2017 file photo, participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Lawmakers are expected to take up bills to crack down on sexual harassment when they return from their summer recess in August 2018.
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While the #MeToo movement has been revolutionary, some workplaces will be slow to change. Here are seven things we can all do to help stop toxic work environments.
Your connected speaker can quickly become a problem if it is not secured.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
In a survey of 159 academics, nearly half reported sexual abuse or harassment.
"Fight sexism": graffiti in Turin November 2016
Academics and PhD students from a number of Australian universities have reported sexualised bullying, unfair workloads, sexual harassment and in some cases even sexual assault, usually from their superiors and supervisors.
The committee will review Australia’s compliance with our obligations under the women’s rights treaty.
Australia's record on women's rights will come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
Eurydice Dixon was murdered in a busy Melbourne park - how can we make these spaces safer for women?
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Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
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.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman at a news conference in New York in 2016.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
It's not shallow to be upset by the latest scandals. Learning about the bad behavior of people we admire can harm our very sense of self.
Alfred Nobel, whose will set up the prize system in 1895.
The long and turbulent history of the Nobel Prize for Literature continues.
A protester carries a #metoo sign at a Women’s March in Seattle on Jan. 20, 2018.
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After thousands of women spoke out against sexual harassment, scholars asked, does harassment affect women's health? Their findings suggest that it does.