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.
Do we need a code of conduct to clarify issues around sexual harassment or worse in the workplace or zero tolerance to send the right message?
The Harvard case shows that when sexual harassment occurs on campus, it not only leaves a trail of victims but hurts the institutional culture as well.
Allegations of sexual harassment have shaken the organisation that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature.
More than 70% of female students, and 26% of male students, have experienced sexual violence while at university.
Colleges and universities can rid their campuses of sexual assault and sexual harassment if they do a few key things, a group of researchers argue.
Not all women have the capacity, or freedom, to speak out about their experiences of sexual violence – be it in the workplace or at home.
It's important to differentiate between various forms of sexual violence to punish perpetrators appropriately, and to help those affected to label and describe their experiences.
Another case of alleged sexual harassment in academia highlights the slow progress being made to protect people from abuse.
#MeToo drew attention to sexual harassment in the workplace. But we are still overlooking other forms of discrimination and the insidious impact of sexual harassment on women's identities.
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.
Like most forms of protest, the #MeToo movement offers evidence of problems but fails to tackle the broader causes and how to fix them.
Research has found Silicon Valley engineers feared speaking up when they recognise poor behaviour among their male colleagues.
#MeToo is an inclusive movement. So why have so few men come forward with their own accounts of being sexually harassed?
Canadian women are under-represented in politics and are hesitant to run for office for myriad reasons. Here's what needs to be done, especially at the municipal level, to get more women in office.
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 Any insider will tell you that the real issue is that women are still victims of outdated stereotypes and abuse.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.
Addressing male cultures of tribalism and violence needs to be central to the response to reports of hazing and violence in Austrslia's university colleges.
While the 2018 Oscars ceremony showed its support for women against sexual harassment, women remain underrepresented in some of the awards catagories.
Scores of Depression-era films depicted a pattern of sexual harassment that sounds all too familiar.