Month: November 2018

The #MeToo movement has changed policies across industries, but there’s still work to be done. – MarketWatch

A year into #MeToo, hotel workers are getting panic buttons, runway models are getting private dressing rooms, and proposed laws are supporting sexual harassment victims.
— Read on www.marketwatch.com/story/the-metoo-movement-has-changed-policies-across-industries-but-theres-still-work-to-be-done-2018-10-04

Christine Blasey Ford: ‘Coming forward was terrifying’ but let her ‘fulfill my civic duty’

Kavanaugh-accuser Christine Blasey Ford said, ‘Coming forward was terrifying’ but she was able to do ‘civic duty.’ She called GoFundMe account that raised nearly $650,000 for family’s security a ‘godsend.’
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/christine-blasey-ford-coming-forward-was-terrifying-let-her-fulfill-n940686

Only a quarter of EU countries have consent-based definitions of rape, Amnesty reveals | The Independent

The majority of women living in Europe are being put at risk by laws that fail to recognise sex without consent as rape, a study by Amnesty International has revealed. Three-quarters of EU member states only legally recognise rape when physical violence, threats or coercion is involved, according to analysis published ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Saturday.
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/rape-legislation-europe-consent-women-violence-research-amnesty-a8649131.html