#Sexual Harassment

  • Article: Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape
    Girls & Women

    Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape

    May 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The new law no longer requires a threat of violence for non-consensual sex to be considered rape. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court's Latest Decision Could Help Companies Get Away With Sexual Harassment
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    The Supreme Court's Latest Decision Could Help Companies Get Away With Sexual Harassment

    By Chris Gelardi|May 22, 2018

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg called it "egregiously wrong." Read more

  • Article: Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    It’s not the first time the 93-year-old has spoken out against gender inequality. Read more

  • Article: Catcallers Could Soon Be Fined Up to $885 in This European Country
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    Catcallers Could Soon Be Fined Up to $885 in This European Country

    By Daniele Selby|May 18, 2018

    The French National Assembly passed a bill to ensure "women are not afraid to be outside." Read more

  • Article: 1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public
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    1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2018

    About 40% of girls also believe they’ll be shamed or dismissed if they report assault to the police. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why 82 Women Protested at the Cannes Film Festival
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    Here's Why 82 Women Protested at the Cannes Film Festival

    By Daniele Selby|May 14, 2018

    While 82 seems like a small crowd, the number has a huge significance. Read more

  • Article: The Nobel Prize for Literature Won’t be Awarded for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years
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    The Nobel Prize for Literature Won’t be Awarded for the First Time in Nearly 70 Years

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    What started as a sexual harassment scandal has devolved into a crisis of confidence. Read more

  • Article: Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs
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    Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Daniele Selby|May 2, 2018

    Those found guilty of street harassment could be fined up to $385. Read more