Tag - sexual-harassment

 
 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 21, 2022
Oil giant Eneos says misconduct toward woman led to CEO's resignation
Sugimori, who was also chairman, abruptly resigned in August citing personal reasons, despite the oil and metals company booking strong first quarter results.
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BASKETBALL / NBA
Sep 14, 2022
Suns owner banned one year and fined $10 million over workplace conduct
The NBA commissioned its investigation following an ESPN article in November 2021 that detailed allegations of racism and misogyny during Robert Sarver's tenure.
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JAPAN
Sep 7, 2022
Self-Defense Forces face harassment probe after sexual assault claim
The number of consultations to the Defense Ministry related to harassment acts inside the SDF was 2,311 for fiscal 2021, soaring from 256 for fiscal 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 1, 2022
Thousands back former SDF member demanding sexual assault probe
Rina Gonoi, 22, alleges that she was assaulted by multiple male colleagues while on a training exercise in 2021, a year after she joined the Ground Self-Defense Force.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2022
4chan owner under fire for sexual violence remarks in wake of scandal
2channel founder Hiroyuki Nishimura said that hostesses who entertain men at bars receive high pay in exchange for tolerating sexual violence, triggering harsh criticism.
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JAPAN
Aug 26, 2022
Actor Teruyuki Kagawa apologizes after report alleges he groped hostess
The report also said the kabuki performer took off the hostess' bra and passed it around to colleagues in an incident in 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Jul 6, 2022
Harassment of female candidates a growing issue in Japanese politics
Despite moves to draw more women to public office, Japan remains far behind other developed countries, in part due to abuse on the campaign trail.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2022
‘Horrific’ sexual abuse uncovered in Australia mining probe
The probe delves into the dark corners of an industry that's under mounting pressure from investors, governments and society to address its impacts on the wider environment.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 21, 2022
China probes police over attack on women that stunned nation
The ruling party has repeatedly suppressed China's nascent #MeToo movement, viewing it as a vehicle for spreading liberal Western values.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Jun 15, 2022
Filmmakers in Japan push for industry reform amid harassment allegations
Hirokazu Kore-eda and other Japanese directors have established a group to push for the creation of an organization to improve the working environment in the domestic film industry.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jun 13, 2022
China arrests nine men after violent attack on women sparks fury
Security footage showed a man attacking two women after one resisted his advances, followed by several other men who joined in, repeatedly beating and kicking one of the women.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / FOCUS
May 30, 2022
A 26-year-old sex-crime fighter dives into South Korean politics
Just months after emerging from anonymity, activist Park Ji-hyun was named interim co-chair of the Democratic Party and the leader of its rebuilding efforts.
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ASIA PACIFIC
May 12, 2022
Australia's #MeToo movement puts miners and ministers in crosshairs of history
Over the past 18 months, thousands of women have exposed a culture of bullying and abuse in mining, provoking public outrage and pledges of decisive action from politicians and executives.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Apr 28, 2022
Women fed up with flagrant sexism could swing Australia’s election
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's conservative government is trailing in polls ahead of the May 21 election.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 6, 2022
Japan film director Sion Sono accused of sexual harassment
Film director Sion Sono, known in the international festival circuits and for his recent debut in Hollywood, has been accused of sexual harassment and assault.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 18, 2022
In Indonesia, hopes rising for long-awaited sexual violence bill
Lawmakers have been talking about the bill since 2016, with its progress stalled by several political parties.
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TENNIS
Feb 8, 2022
WTA calls for private meeting with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai
Peng told the sports daily L'Equipe over the weekend that her November post about Zhang Gaoli had caused a misunderstanding and that she didn't disappear after writing it.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Jan 3, 2022
China moves to overhaul protections for women’s rights, sort of
The Chinese government is set to change its law governing women's rights for the first time in decades, but the obvious contradictions have left many women feeling skeptical.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Society
Dec 21, 2021
China bill would ban employers asking about pregnancy status
Gender discrimination is already illegal, but current laws are vague, and Beijing seeks to ease pressure on working women as the birth rate declines.
Japan Times
TENNIS
Dec 20, 2021
China tennis star Peng Shuai denies she made sexual assault accusation
Peng's remarks on Sunday marked the first time she had addressed the matter on camera in public.

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