“For years, many ladies accepted it as a job hazard. Now, with raised consciousness and elevated self-assurance, they’re talking out in opposition to the indignities of work-related sexual advances and intimidation, each verbal and bodily.” In the event you learn this and thought it was the opener for an article written in the final 12 months, you’d be improper. It ...

How we maintain conferences, how we collaborate with colleagues, our working hours. Almost all the pieces about how we work has modified over the past 20 months. And this new model of labor has fortunately allowed for at the very least a bit of extra equality within the lives of individuals with disabilities and dealing mother and father amongst others. ...

Lots of the websites and platforms which have performed a lot to democratize free expression around the globe have additionally sadly spurred an increase in dangerous and unlawful content material online, together with child sexual abuse material (CSAM). The web didn’t create CSAM, nevertheless it has supplied offenders with elevated alternative to entry, possess, and commerce child sexual abuse photos ...

“It’s at all times Day 1,” is a typical chorus at Amazon that reminds staff to method every mission with recent vitality and resolve. I joined Amazon’s World Company Affairs group in 2017 as the primary monetary companies public coverage professional for Amazon Net Companies. I imagined Amazon could be a meritocracy, the place onerous work is rewarded, no matter ...

Need to watch an organization’s market value plummet in 24 hours? Simply have a journalist break a narrative about brewing sexual harassment accusations. An eye-opening analysis printed this week within the Journal of Company Finance finds that, on common, information of a sexual harassment case at a significant firm will result in a market value decline of 1.5% by means of ...

Final fall, I taught a brand new class known as “#MeToo: A Cultural Historical past” at Miami College. To my shock, greater than half of the 40 college students in this humanities elective had been enterprise majors. A number of had been impressed to take the class by the #MeToo motion. Others enrolled after having already skilled varied types of ...

France is hurriedly instating an age of sexual consent. And that age of consent will be . . . 15. For anybody who has lately interacted with a 15-year-old, this brings up some pivotal questions. Wait. Earlier than this, was it authorized for adults in France to have intercourse with youngsters beneath age 15? No. Intercourse between adults and minors ...