Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Women launch campaign to fight sexual harassment

More than 300 actresses, writers and directors have launched a project to help fight sexual harassment in the film industry and other workplaces. The initiative, which is called Time’s Up, was announced via a full-page advert printed in the New York Times. The Hollywood project is described as a “unified call for change from women in entertainment for women everywhere”. ...

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Hollywood holds #MeToo march against sexual harassment

Hundreds of people have marched in Hollywood in support of victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by the #MeToo social media campaign. The march follows a torrent of assault and harassment allegations against public figures, set off by revelations about the movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. The marchers started on Hollywood Boulevard and walked along the “Walk of Fame” to ...

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‘Half of women’ sexually harassed at work – BBC survey

Half of British women and a fifth of men have been sexually harassed at work or a place of study, a BBC survey says. Of the women who said they had been harassed, 63% said they didn’t report it to anyone, and 79% of the male victims kept it to themselves. The ComRes poll for BBC Radio 5 live spoke ...

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Harvey Weinstein sacked after sexual harassment claims

Harvey Weinstein, the film producer accused of sexually harassing female employees for nearly three decades, has been fired by the board of his company. The Weinstein Company directors said that “in light of new information about misconduct”, they had terminated Mr Weinstein’s employment “effective immediately”. The statement was issued on Sunday by Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak ...

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2014 World Cup: Sarpong tips Ghana to succeed

With just 31 days to the commencement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, former Liberty Professionals Coach, the man who discovered Asamoah Gyan, J.E Sarpong has tipped the Black Stars to shock many at the mundial. Sarpong says that Ghana looks good and strong enough to qualify from the group stage and possibly do that as group winners ...

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