Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech is not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, hate crimes targeting Asian Americans have gotten increased media and public attention. New data shows these events are in fact happening more often.
New research shows while most taxi and rideshare journeys are completed safely, there is still an unacceptable level of harassment and intimidation.
Allegations of abuse and harassment are not uncommon in Canadian sport. The closure of the Montréal site for Canada’s artistic swimming team is in part due to a lack of oversight for young athletes.
Tinder and similar apps fail to properly address issues of online harm. A lack of policy is to blame, as well as app design features and society’s general attitudes towards more minor cases of abuse.
Many also openly admit to spying on or stalking their partners, suggesting that they may not know that there’s anything wrong with the behaviors.
The CMHR has released an interim report confirming incidents of censorship and discrimination. The crisis should be understood in the context of the CMHR’s institutional history and governance.
Canadian sport is still allowed to police itself when it comes to dealing with abuse and harassment.
Dating app Tinder has come under increasing scrutiny over harassment facilitated by the platform. But its new safety measures, while undoubtedly an improvement, are unlikely to prevent abuse.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
Scholars weigh in on what sex education should look like for Indonesian schools. To this day the subject does not have a formal curriculum.
New research has found that young women, Indigenous Australians and people with disabilities are the most frequent victims of ‘revenge porn.’
France’s #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child’s play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
It’s time to stop surveying women about their experiences as rape victims, time to research the men who perpetrate these crimes and work to inebriate and isolate women.
Former Conservative MP Tony Clement, dropped from caucus over a public sexting scandal raises questions for all of us about what is too much in our ‘casual’ daily online exchanges.
The walkout by thousands of Google employees around the world was historic, both because of who was protesting and what their demands were. It may even mark the start of something new.
Research shows that there is a stark geographical divide in the experiences of girls growing up in the UK today.
Australian government reports used to determine asylum claims often differ from human rights groups on the current political climate in countries like Sri Lanka.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.