Tag - sexual-harassment



WORLD / Society
Apr 7, 2020
'Why I didn't report it': Saudi women use social media to recount harassment
Hundreds of women in Saudi Arabia are taking to social media to share their experiences of sexual harassment in a rare exploration of a taboo topic in the ultraconservative kingdom.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society
Apr 3, 2020
Catholic bishops forum finds 16 cases of child sexual abuse in Japan
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Japan has found 16 cases of sexual abuse against minors spanning from the 1950s to the 2010s in its internal probe of churches in the country, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2020
Michael Bloomberg seeks reset after rough debate debut as Democrats sprint to Super Tuesday
Democratic presidential contenders began a frantic dash for votes on Thursday, as big-spending billionaire Michael Bloomberg sought to move past a bruising debate debut and several of his rivals jockeyed to be the moderate alternative to liberal front-runner Bernie Sanders.
Japan Times
Dec 3, 2019
Japanese students and professors push for end to sexual harassment of job-seekers
A group of university students and professors on Monday called for drastic steps by the government, companies and universities to stamp out sexual harassment of job-hunting students, a problem they say lurks in the shadows because victims fear to speak out.
Japan Times
Nov 5, 2019
Ousted McDonald's CEO gets to keep $37 million in stock awards
Former McDonald's Corp. Chief Executive Officer Stephen Easterbrook, who was fired for having a relationship with an employee, was allowed to keep stock awards worth more than $37 million as well as $675,000 severance and health insurance benefits.
Japan Times
Nov 4, 2019
McDonald's CEO out after 'consensual relationship' with employee
McDonald's Corp. dismissed Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook over a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which the board determined violated company policy, the fast-food giant said on Sunday.
WORLD / Society
Jul 18, 2019
After #MeToo, U.S. women seen reporting less workplace harassment
From leering and unwanted touching to being asked for sexual favors, U.S. women say they suffer less sexual harassment in the workplace since #MeToo brought the issue to the fore, but sexism has increased, researchers said on Wednesday.
Japan Times
Jun 4, 2019
Tough at the top: Girls believe female leaders suffer widespread harassment, survey shows
Girls worldwide hope to become leaders, but they expect to face sexism and harassment when they get there, a global child rights organization said in a report released Tuesday.
Japan Times
May 29, 2019
Japan bolsters fight against workplace harassment, but laws lack punitive measures
The Diet revised various pieces of legislation in an effort to bolster measures against workplace harassment, obligating companies to combat increasingly prevalent reports of bullying and abuse of power.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
May 20, 2019
Alain Delon, set for Cannes honor, says that at least as an actor, he is 'irreproachable'
France's Alain Delon, set on Sunday to receive an honorary prize at Cannes that has sparked scrutiny of his views on women and same-sex couples, said in a newspaper interview that as an actor at least, he was beyond reproach.
WORLD / Society
May 18, 2019
U.S. men avoid spending time with female colleagues in the wake of #MeToo movement
Women's careers are being held back as men in the United States avoid spending time with female colleagues in the wake of the #MeToo movement, women's rights group LeanIn.org said on Friday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
May 7, 2019
CBS News names new evening anchor, revamps morning show
Norah O'Donnell will become anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News" and Gayle King is getting two new morning show co-hosts as CBS News seeks to boost the programs' ratings and put a tumultuous, scandal-scarred period behind it.
BUSINESS / Markets
Apr 23, 2019
Herman Cain declines consideration for Fed seat, Trump says
Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Society / FOCUS
Apr 8, 2019
Cases highlight female students' risk of sexual harassment by alumni when seeking jobs in Japan
A series of cases this year in which female students were sexually harassed when seeking help with job-hunting from employed male alumni suggest the issue is a growing problem, and have prompted concern among recruitment experts and police.
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Feb 27, 2019
U.K. actress Helena Bonham Carter joins rally protesting violence against women
British actress Helena Bonham Carter called on Tuesday for women globally to unite against sexual harassment, the latest in a group of U.K. celebrities and campaigners to join a rally pushing for a global law to end abuse in the workplace.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2018
Well-known Japanese photojournalist Ryuichi Hirokawa admits to sexual harassment
Ryuichi Hirokawa, an internationally recognized Japanese photojournalist, has admitted to sexual harassment that was reported by a weekly magazine, according to a publisher for which he served as a director.
Japan Times
Oct 4, 2018
Crack down on sexual harassment in schools
It's time to close the loopholes that allow teachers who sexually harass students to remain in the education industry.
WORLD / Society
Sep 14, 2018
Female journalists seen facing 'relentless' sexual harassment and abuse
Female journalists are facing a "relentless" barrage of attacks and harassment, with nearly a third considering leaving the profession as a result, media support organizations have warned.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Sep 11, 2018
CBS sets Leslie Moonves payoff at $120 million pending results of harassment probe
CBS Corp. said on Monday that it would pay $120 million to former Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves if an internal investigation into allegations of harassment fails to provide grounds for his dismissal.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 29, 2018
French police detain suspect in viral video attack of woman
French police have arrested a man suspected of having punched a young woman in front of a Paris terrace in an attack which prompted widespread outrage after CCTV footage of the assault went viral.


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