Activists protest in Barcelona, Spain on June 21, 2018. A Spanish court triggered a new wave of outrage by granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead on a lesser felony of sexual abuse, a case that has shocked Spain.
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Germaine Greer's recent comments about the punishments for rape show the need for more complex, evidence-based discussions about trauma and the criminal justice system.
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.
Charities should not make amassing more and more money their top priority.
When organizations dedicated to doing good make money their top priority, they get into trouble.
Sarah Hanson-Young on David Leyonhjelm: “He is — for lack of a better word … slut-shaming me”.
The stoush between Senators Sarah-Hanson Young and David Leyonhjelm harks back to age-old - not to mention nonsense and deeply sexist - dichotomies about women's sexuality and moral character.
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.
Asylum-seeking and refugee women have been channelling the current surge in global feminist activism to make their voices heard.
Actress Nicolle Rochelle, who appeared on several episodes of ‘The Cosby Show.’
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Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
Germaine Greer: professional troll.
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Germaine Greer's recent comments on rape are troublingly glib.
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Markets have mobilised feminism to advance political goals and add value.
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Series two of the award-winning show has now moved beyond the original novel.
Celtic’s goal should be shared by others.
Celtic Women v Aberdeen
The Scottish club's move to support women's struggles with menstruation and sport is the first of its kind.
The social structures that once enabled male artists to exploit and abuse women must be cast into the past. But castigating their work to the scrapheap is an act of cultural suicide.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman at a news conference in New York in 2016.
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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.
Thousands in Pamplona protest against rape sentence.
Laws around the world continue to fail victims of rape and sexual abuse. It is time this, too, changed.
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.
Mosaics by artist Chuck Close on the walls of the new 86th Street subway station on the Second Avenue line in New York.
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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.
Nancy Miriam Hawley, founder of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, Inc., with different editions of ‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ at her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Like their predecessors, today's feminists can get mired in disagreements over strategies and goals. The celebrated feminist text suggests a more constructive approach.
The swoosh entered the #MeToo spotlight.
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.
Attorney Gloria Allred, surrounded by Cosby accusers and their supporters after the guilty verdict.
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The women who overcame heavy opposition to fight for justice in the Cosby rape case.