Uber director resigns following comment about women
14 June 2017 | 10:41 am
David Bonderman's remark came during a staff meeting following a probe into sexual harassment in the company.
25 Nov 2017
The #MeToo campaign has become a global rallying cry, including here in France. One month ago, tens of thousands of women across France went public with their stories of harassment at home, at work, and in the streets. It sparked a national dialogue and calls for new legislation to better address the issue.
12 Dec 2017
Celebrity chef Mario Batali said he has stepped away from his restaurant company and ABC said it asked him to step aside as co-host of a daytime food and talk show after he was accused of sexual harassment.
2 Jan 2018
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said he would launch a review of how the judicial branch handles sexual harassment after allegations of sexual misconduct against an influential U.S. appeals court judge.
25 Jan 2018
Theresa May speaks out against the allegations of sexual harassment at a charity gala in London.
21 Feb 2018
A sexual assault scandal rocks France's major student union as 16 women recount their experiences in Libération.
29 Sep 2018
An Egyptian court on Saturday (September 29) sentenced an activist to two years in jail over a video she posted on social media criticising the government for failing to protect women against sexual harassment and over poor living conditions, her lawyer said.
25 Oct 2018
The #MeToo movement is beginning to take off in India. Women in Bollywood and other industries are naming and shaming men they say have sexually assaulted them in the workplace. Deutsche Welle has spoken to actor Tanushree Dutta and other activists.
9 Nov 2018
Bloomberg Businessweek's Max Chafkin and Bloomberg's Alistair Barr discuss Google's sexual harassment policy changes and possible New York expansion.
22 Nov 2018
Bloomberg's Brad Stone speaks to Alphabet Chairman John Hennessy on the set of Bloomberg Studio 1.0 about sexual harassment at Google.
28 Feb 2019
The strategy of upselling to potential customers in Nigerian markets has over the past few decades denigrated to an on slew of sexual slurs and derogatory slang directed towards women.
31 Mar 2019
Bloomberg’s Peggy Collins discusses Lloyd's of London CEO John Neal responding to a story of sexual harassment at Lloyd's and their strategy to change the culture there.
6 Oct 2019
A survey by Lloyd’s of London revealed the extent of sexual harassment in the insurance industry. 8% of the exchange’s members say they witnessed such behavior in the last year, but only 41% of those who raised a concern said they were listened to or taken seriously. Bloomberg’s Alan Katz reports on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.”
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A court in France ruled the US tech giant must show exactly how it combats online attacks. Anti-discrimination groups say the social media company drags its feet on removing discriminatory content.
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