Tag - sexual-harassment



Japan Times
Dec 2, 2021
Activision Blizzard and Monster Beverage face gender diversity deadline as court weighs in
Both companies have a month to comply with a California law promoting gender diversity, unless a judge finds the rule itself a form of discrimination.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2021
Chinese tennis star claims to have had affair with former vice premier
The post on social media in which the claim was made was swiftly deleted.
Japan Times
Oct 17, 2021
Cases of sexually exploitative photos of athletes double after Games
The increase in reports to the website run by the Japanese Olympic Committee is believed to be a result of increased awareness of the issue due to the Tokyo Games and a series of arrests.
Japan Times
Oct 4, 2021
Why Australia's gender equality problem is costing the country billions
Political and economic life here is dominated by men to an even greater degree than in the United States, the United Kingdom or Canada.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Aug 11, 2021
Cuomo resigns as New York governor under harassment cloud
Cuomo apologized to the 11 women the attorney general said he harassed, but called the report 'false” and said his decision to leave was in the best interest of the people of New York.
Japan Times
Aug 4, 2021
New York's Andrew Cuomo faces day of reckoning over sexual harassment claims
Not one ally publicly came to the defense of the embattled governor after a report corroborated 11 claims of harassment.
Japan Times
Jun 29, 2021
A global model to tackle violence against women
In twelve countries tracked by the U.N., the number of cases of violence against women and girls increased 83% from 2019 to 2020, and cases reported to the police grew by 64%.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 11, 2021
Japan porn site operator arrested after posting female athletes' images on website
Widespread sharing of photos and videos taken of female athletes, often without their knowledge and in a sexualized context, has been garnering attention as a social problem.
Japan Times
Apr 16, 2021
Australia’s sexism protests create momentum for corporate change
'Women have found their voice,” Jen Dalitz, CEO of Women in Banking and Finance, said in an interview Friday. 'I think that's really going to translate into the workplace.”
Apr 9, 2021
Teacher-student communication scrutinized in wake of sexual misconduct
In fiscal 2019, 273 teachers at public schools received disciplinary action or a reprimand for sexual misconduct, the second-highest figure on record.
Japan Times
Mar 24, 2021
80% of workers in Japan's creative industries have been harassed within last decade
Some sexual harassment victims complained of unreasonable requests for nudity, while others said they were pressured to give sexual favors in exchange for jobs.
Japan Times
Mar 23, 2021
Sickening images shock Australian Parliament in latest hit to prime minister
Allegations have been aired claiming that a group of male government staffers had shared images and videos of lewd acts over two years.
Japan Times
Mar 17, 2021
The Scottish drama Shakespeare couldn’t make up
Sturgeon has been weakened, no doubt, but in Westminster only one question matters: how best to keep the union intact.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Mar 13, 2021
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rejects more calls for his resignation
The governor has insisted he will not resign while allegations of his sexual misconduct are investigated, pushing back against a chorus of fellow Democrats urging him to step down.
Japan Times
Jan 20, 2021
MLB to investigate ex-Mets GM Jared Porter over inappropriate texts
Major League Baseball plans to investigate former New York Mets general manager Jared Porter for sending unsolicited, inappropriate text messages to a female reporter, a source with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Tuesday.
Japan Times
Jan 14, 2021
How to protect students from sexual misconduct
Japan reported the second-highest number of cases of sexual misconduct at 273 for fiscal 2019, according to a survey by the education ministry.
Japan Times
Nov 13, 2020
Sports officials seek help thwarting voyeuristic images of athletes
Japan Sports Agency Commissioner Koji Murofushi described the nonconsensual creation and distribution of sexualized images of athletes as 'a problem that cannot be overlooked.'
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2020
Seoul mayor’s death exposes split in South Korean ruling party over #MeToo
An old guard wanting to honor one of their own faces a younger generation looking to steer clear of someone suspected of sexual harassment.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Jun 2, 2020
In a nod to #MeToo, China defines sexual harassment by law
Two years ago, Zhou Xiaoxuan publicly accused one of China's most recognizable people of groping and forcibly kissing her, setting off a firestorm in a country that did not specify sexual harassment as a legal offense.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
May 24, 2020
Law revision aims to protect job hunters from sexual harassment
Applicants are pushing back against what they say are inappropriate questions being asked at job interviews and meetups.


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