sexual misconduct


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sexual misconduct

A term used to refer to a broad spectrum of improper behavior (such as sexual harassment and sexual violence) without specifying the action in question. The phrase is typically applied to such behavior when it has occurred in settings with an unequal power dynamic, such as the workplace. Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of all manner of sexual misconduct. In this company, we have a zero-tolerance policy for sexual misconduct.
See also: sexual
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A Google worker who helped organize a massive walkout to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct said Friday she had quit her job.
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
following an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations, CNBC's Sarah Whitten reports.
Summary: California [United States], January 11 (ANI): A lawsuit against Google's parent company, Alphabet, alleges that the company's mishandling of a sexual misconduct case has resulted in severe financial and reputational damage to the company.
Thousands of workers around the world walked away from their desks to protest the company's handling of sexual misconduct and equality issues.
On Thursday, Google was (http://ibtimes.com/who-andy-rubin-android-founder-denies-sexual-misconduct-claims-google-2727708) hit with the accusation that it had protected Android creator Andy Rubin from sexual misconduct claims and paid him $90 million to leave the company in 2014.
Summary: Anirban Das Blah has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women
Mumbai Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Wednesday stepped away from a film, as "someone" associated with it has been accused of sexual misconduct. Aamir and his wife Kiran Rao, who run production company Aamir Khan Productions, issued a statement late on Wednesday.
President Trump said allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr Kavanaugh were "all made up, it was fabricated and it's a disgrace".
Ateneo probes professor for sexual harassment !-- -- Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Ateneo de Manila University has initiated an investigation of a faculty member accused of sexual misconduct and harassment.
Asked if her own experience had affected working for Mr Trump, who has faced allegations of sexual misconduct, she snapped: "Let's not bring Trump into everything."
As the #MeToo movement against sexual misconduct began snaring politicians, state legislatures across the country vowed to re-examine their policies to prevent harassment and beef up investigations into complaints of sexual wrongdoing.
Forgiveness must be possible if society wants to reduce instances of sexual misconduct, but experts say, it will take work and willingness to change from both the perpetrators and society at large.
Researchers asked 1,839 current and former students to indicate whether they had experienced sexual misconduct from a member of their university's workforce.