Where policies do address online abuse and harassment, they're largely ineffective in a world where academics engage with people in a variety of public platforms and through social media.
Simply including more women at organizations without addressing underlying power structures and practices does little good. Representation isn't synonymous with change.
Could the resignation of Canada's governor general represent a watershed moment for workers’ rights?
We have strong sexual harassment laws on paper. But there is too much emphasis on victims coming forward and making a complaint.
Canadian sport is still allowed to police itself when it comes to dealing with abuse and harassment.
Engineering is in a better place than in 1989. More women are studying the field, and academic administrators and managers want to hire female engineers. But more work is still needed.
It can happen at work, on the street or at home – even by the people who love us. Everyday sexism might be hard to pin down, but it's pervasive and creates an additional layer of stress for women.
The paper "Me Too: Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value?" shows that firms with high levels of sexual harassment decline in value.
Three-quarters of teenagers in our survey experienced exploitation, bullying, harassment or some other form of abuse in their first job.
Women facing harassment in the workplace don't feel anyone would listen if they complained about the behaviour - so very often they put up with it, or leave the job.
Between November 2016 and October 2018, more than 130 government officials were publicly accused of sexual harassment or assault.
Senators followed a playbook familiar to millions of women. In promoting men, companies and other organizations have frequently brushed aside allegations of sexual assault and harassment.
Sexual assault in the workplace (and beyond) has many negative health benefits. It needs to be treated as a health and safety issue.
Courts have created three legal barriers that have made it much harder for workers to complain to their employers about sexual harassment.
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.
In sexual harassment cases, schools and workplaces often harm those that they claim to protect. These tips can help them avoid those painful mistakes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Time magazine named the #MeToo movement its 'person' of the year, highlighting the role companies and nondisclosure agreements play in keeping the victims of abuse silent.
Attention is being placed on sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, but sexual assault occurs in intimate relationships, too. Often, the causes are the same – a desire for power.
Nondisclosure agreements are getting a bad rap these days because they've been used to prevent victims of sexual harassment and abuse from speaking out. But not all are nefarious.