Tag Archives: MeToo

Google’s ‘#metoo’ moment: Workers walk out over women’s rights

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands of Google employees around the world briefly walked off their jobs on Thursday to protest the company’s response to sexual harassment and demand that the world’s largest search engine address rising concerns about workplace inequality. The protests took place in waves, beginning in Asia and then streaming across Europe and North America, with the ...

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Newspaper headlines: The ‘British #MeToo claims which cannot be revealed’

Newspaper headlines: The ‘British #MeToo claims which cannot be revealed’ By BBC News Staff Image caption The Daily Telegraph says a leading UK businessman has been granted an injunction preventing it from revealing allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse of staff made against him. Its headline describes the case as the “British #MeToo scandal which cannot be revealed”. Image ...

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Joel Osteen Says He Follows the ‘Billy Graham Rule’ to Keep Accountability in #MeToo Era

In an age where Hollywood producers, politicians, and even pastors are accused of sexual misconduct, mega church pastor Joel Osteen says he’s relying on the “Billy Graham Rule” to keep him out of hot water. The “Billy Graham Rule,” which is also touted by Vice President Mike Pence, tells men to avoid spending time alone with women they are not ...

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#MeToo: UK fund gives £1m given to sexual harassment victims

Image copyright Getty Images More than £1m has been given to UK organisations which help women who have suffered sexual harassment and abuse. The money was donated to the Justice and Equality Fund in response to the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements which urged women to speak up about abuse. Harry Potter star Emma Watson said the grants were “pivotal ...

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Indian employers under pressure to respond to surge in #MeToo allegations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Pressure is building on major Indian employers to take allegations of sexual harassment more seriously after a surge in the number of complaints against prominent public figures in the past week. FILE PHOTO: Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta gestures as she talks to reporters in Mumbai, India, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo At least one major Indian ...

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‘The Holy Spirit Fell on Us’: Beth Moore’s Team Ministers in a Powerful Way in #MeToo, #ChurchToo Era

On the heels of a bitter nomination fight over Judge Brett Kavanaugh that prompted a national conversation about sexual assault, Bible study speaker Beth Moore used her ministry platform over the weekend to engage in a powerful healing moment for many survivors of sexual, physical and emotional abuse. Speaking at an event for Native American women in Chinle, Arizona, she ...

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Sylvester Stallone, Jamie Fox Accused of Sexual Abuse While Gayle King Cautions Against Rush to Judgment in #MeToo

Sylvester Stallone is the latest Hollywood actor to be accused of sexual misconduct. Police in Santa Monica have opened an investigation in a sexual assault case against the actor, best known for his role as Rocky Balboa in the seven “Rocky” feature films.  “A case was presented (Wednesday) by the Santa Monica Police Department regarding Sylvester Stallone. It is under review. ...

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#MeToo Crisis Jolts Southern Baptists Ahead of Key Gathering

The Southern Baptists are facing their own #MeToo crisis as the biggest Protestant denomination in the U.S. heads into its annual meeting next week. A series of sexual misconduct cases has prompted the Southern Baptist Convention’s socially conservative, all-male leadership to seek forgiveness for the ill-treatment of women and vow to combat it. Hoping for more than rhetoric, women and ...

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