Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame at the National Press Club last month.
Australia’s political economy was built on the primacy of (white) male labor, male power and male control, writes Julianne Schultz. Women have changed this culture - but still risk abuse when speaking out.
We need to think about legislation and regulation when it comes to transactions, data protection and user interaction in the metaverse.
The toxic culture in video game company Activision Blizzard is part of the larger problem of sexual harassment in esports.
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Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech are not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
In 2017, Louis C.K. fell from grace after he was accused of sexual misconduct.
Cancel culture is what is left when people who have caused harm fail to actively accept responsibility and work to repair that harm.
It feels like history was made in 2021. But it is hard to argue there has been concrete change at Parliament House … yet.
Ending workplace sexual harassment means going beyond holding perpetrators to account to address a ‘network of complicity’ that enables unethical conduct.
Research in universities and businesses experiencing persistent sexual harassment shows non-disclosure agreements can have negative effects on workers and their organizations.
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, and his brother, former CNN anchor, Chris Cuomo.
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A journalist’s role is to serve the public interest. But CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, by helping his brother, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a scandal, put personal interests above the public’s.
Protestors attend a 2013 rally at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax to express concerns over a chant that promoted rape culture.
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The struggle against sexual harassment and sexual assault at Ontario universities goes back to the 1970s.
NDAs are increasingly used against employees who make complaints about discrimination and harassment. This practice needs to end.
The review has been underway since March, speaking to current and former MPs and employees at parliament house.
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Indecent exposure happens digitally, too.
Forced into the darkness?
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What happens when a Chinese #MeToo moment meets authoritarian legality?
Research charting women’s political careers from the moment they are first interested shows they experience abuse at each stage — and this forces some to abandon their ambitions.
Western University students march during a walkout in support of sexual assault survivors, in London, Ont., on Sept. 17.
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Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stubbornly fought sexual harassment charges, as many executives do in business.
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CEOs in private industry who have been accused of sexual harassment can cost their companies if they do as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo did and fight the charges.
The Activision Blizzard Booth is seen during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
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The gaming industry is plagued by accusations of discrimination and harassment. Companies must realize that a commitment to equity and diversity on paper is worthless without real action and change.
The Morrison government says existing laws already provide a positive duty to prevent sexual harassment, but these don’t go far enough.
New York Attorney General Letitia James’ investigation into Cuomo sealed his fate.
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The scandals show just how much has changed since the movement burst onto the national scene four years ago.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seen here in July 2021, announced on Aug. 10, 2021, that he would resign amid a sexual harassment scandal.
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Four scholars who study the role witnesses play in helping and protecting harassers say the role played by many in Cuomo’s office fit a pattern of silence, complicity and intimidation.
Research shows even human resources students who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace would be unlikely to report it. So how do company’s make real change?