Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.
Category: #MeToo Movement
Since the start of the year, well-known men from diverse fields have been accused of sexual abuse and placed under investigation.
More and more women are describing Parliament House as a sexist backwater. A staff member’s accusation of rape — in a minister’s office, no less — was the catalyst.
The bill, which sets 15 as the age of consent, was adopted by the National Assembly after a series of sexual abuse scandals. It now goes to the French Senate and may become law by April.
The ‘Reclaim These Streets’ movement in Britain asks why the police demand sacrifices of women rather than forcing men to change to end violence. ‘It makes my stomach rot,’ one organizer said.
Protests against police brutality brought the nation’s attention to the Feminist Coalition. Now its members want to change life for Nigerian women.
The attorney general offered his defense just two weeks after a separate case in which a government staff member said she was sexually assaulted in Parliament.
The case of Dimitris Lignadis is the most high-profile among the numerous directors and actors to have been named in a torrent of accusations that have rocked the Greek arts world.
Priya Ramani had faced up to two years in prison after making sexual harassment accusations against M.J. Akbar, once a prominent member of the Modi government.
Dozens of actors have accused some of the nation’s best-known performers and directors of sexual harassment and abuse, leading to several high-profile dismissals and resignations.