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.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
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.
The long and turbulent history of the Nobel Prize for Literature continues.
After thousands of women spoke out against sexual harassment, scholars asked, does harassment affect women's health? Their findings suggest that it does.
In his short play from 1830, 'Mozart and Salieri,'
Russian poet Alexander Pushkin proposed that genius and evil are incompatible. Here's why this argument is worth revisiting in light of #MeToo.
A revolt by women at the world’s largest sport brand revealed what companies and many others still don't understand about the nature of workplace harassment.
The women who overcame heavy opposition to fight for justice in the Cosby rape case.
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.