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Judge Dismisses Ashley Judd’s Sexual Harassment Suit Against Weinstein

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. Judd had accused Weinstein of defaming her in 1998 after she refused what she said were his sexual advances a year earlier. In her […]

Attacking ‘Tokenism’ In A Male Dominated Environment

Attacking ‘Tokenism’ In A Male Dominated Environment

I began working in the manufacturing industry right out of my undergraduate college career. As a student, I was confident in my education, competence, and the value I could bring to an organization, yet there was something about the corporate world that I could not have learned in college. Transitioning from an undergraduate college campus […]

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

But eight months after a congressman resigned after allegedly saying he had “wet dreams” about a female aide who was welcome to “show her nipples,” which was weeks before a congressman resigned after pursuing a female aide he called his “soul mate,” which was months after a congressman resigned after asking female aides to bear his […]

The Equal Education Enquiry On Sexual Harassment – Women Give Confidential Testimonies

The Equal Education Enquiry On Sexual Harassment – Women Give Confidential Testimonies

We are some of the 19 women who submitted our confidential testimonies to the Equal Education enquiry on Sexual Harassment. We read Judge Satchwell’s report with densely felt disappointment. We had hoped, that based on the promises of the new leadership of Equal Education, and the moment we live in today, that this time around […]

The Conversation Should Involve Men : Men Too Should Stop Sexual Harassment

The Conversation Should Involve Men : Men Too Should Stop Sexual Harassment

In a recent blog post, I talked about sexual harassment in the workplace. In it, I mentioned that the issues brought to light by the #MeToo movement – which originated in the entertainment industry – are not new: back in 1953, at the young age of 27, Marilyn Monroe wrote a cover story for MotionPicture and Television […]

Makerere University Enforces Policies To Stop Sexual Harassment

Makerere University Enforces Policies To Stop Sexual Harassment

Uganda’s Makerere University plans to install closed-circuit television cameras around the campus after multiple claims of sexual harassment and assault, allegedly by teachers. Over the past several years, instructors have been accused of luring female students to private meeting so often in closed rooms — to discuss their allegedly low grades. In some cases, the […]

Amy Adrion Address Molestation In HollyWood With New Movie ‘Half The Picture’

Amy Adrion Address Molestation In HollyWood With New Movie ‘Half The Picture’

The director of a film that showcases the personal struggles of successful female directors in male-dominated Hollywood has said she hopes to inspire more women to take up filmmaking at a time of intense concern over gender inequality in the industry. In “Half the Picture”, which has its European premiere at the Sundance Film Festival […]

FG Sets Up Family Courts To Prosecute Child Offenders

FG Sets Up Family Courts To Prosecute Child Offenders

The Federal Government has called on States to set up family courts to try child offenders, prosecuting them in accordance with the child Rights Act of Nigeria. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Allhassan made this disclosure on Friday in Abuja in a press briefing and inauguration of the 6th […]

Morgan Freeman Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Morgan Freeman Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Multiple women are accusing Morgan Freeman of sexual misconduct, CNN reported Thursday. Sixteen people — eight of whom say they were victims — described a variety of troubling behaviour on production sets or on promotional tours over Morgan’s career. The cable network quoted a young production assistant who says Morgan harassed her over a period […]

OAU Professor Caught On Leaked Tape Demanding Sex for Marks

OAU Professor Caught On Leaked Tape Demanding Sex for Marks

Obafemi Awolowo University has long been revered as one of the best Universities in Nigeria with many students from the school proud of the heritage and their time there. This does not mean it is not without its scruples and bad eggs. One of such is a Professor from the Department of Accounting, Reverend Akindele […]