A jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1,000,000 after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University wrongfully denied her tenure.
New Star Tribune interview with Al Franken: “I'm embarrassed and ashamed. I've let a lot of people down and I'm hoping I can make it up to them and gradually regain their trust."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says violence against women is a "betrayal to humanity” and "whoever is involved in this betrayal should be punished"
@SenGillibrand: Here’s how we make change: Put more women in leadership, from the U.S. military, to boardrooms, to Congress.
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Mehr als 40 tote Opfer von Luftangriffen, die auf eine Versammlung vertriebener Familien in ihrem IDP-Lager in den Außenbezirken von al-Shafa-Stadt gerichtet waren. Östliche DeirEzzor Landschaft.
Nancy Pelosi says Rep. John Conyers "is an icon in our country," but she refused to criticize the Michigan Democrat who has been accused of sexual harassment
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@NancyPelosi: Zero tolerance means consequences. I have asked for an ethics investigation, and as that investigation continues, @RepJohnConyers has agreed to step aside as Ranking Member. No matter how great an individual’s legacy, it is not a license for harassment.
Sweden Democrat calls Muslims 'not completely human'
As Congress returns, lawmakers face a busy week with an expected Senate vote on tax bill, a visit from President Trump and continued headlines over allegations of sexual assault
on process to report sexual harassment in Congress: “I think it was a system set up in 1995 to protect the harasser, this is not a victim friendly process."
: Men have known this is going on and too often they look the other way. The problem is men can still respect men with this behavior… What earns respect is decency and respect for others.
on exposing sexual harassment: It’s not easy. Women have been coming forward for decades… it’s the men’s turn now.
on if she has been sexually harassed: Of course I was. Every woman I know was… All women are not victims. But the power of men over women has been with us for a long time and we all know it.
on what men need to do to prevent the continuation of sexual harassment against women: Men need to decide ‘I’m not going to respect a man that disrespects women’.
“Al Franken has acknowledged what he did was wrong,” says Sen. Dick Durbin after @DanaBashCNN asks if Sen. Al Franken should resign after multiple groping allegations.
on how to prevent sexual harassment: Most hopeful thing would be for Congress to change its own processes and procedures…process needs to change, that would actually help.
on sexual harassment: When are we going to stop tolerating this behavior and respecting the men that do it.
on Sen Franken and Rep Conyers groping accusations: I think what we all need to think about is in all these cases, people know. You can’t tell me people didn’t know what was going on.
on sexual harassment accusations against Roy Moore: That’s politics…this is all about politics. This has been going on in politics for a very long time.
Trump, the leader of the GOP, doubles down on his support for Roy Moore, despite continuing allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls.
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Roy Moore: "If he wins we get the baggage of him winning and it becomes a story everyday about whether or not you believe the women"
South Korea to review whether or not to abolish anti-abortion law
@SenGillibrand: Sexual harassment is not confined to any one industry or any one person, it’s prevalent across society—and it’s our obligation to confront it, change the climate, and hold people accountable.
US Department of State: Violence against women and girls undermines global peace and security. As Secretary Tillerson said, @StateDept will continue to work to end violence against women and girls globally.
"The humanitarian crisis caused by Burma’s atrocities against the Rohingya has been staggering in both scale and speed," according to @hrw.
Trudeau on Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: We are interdependent and interconnected and we are stronger when everyone’s rights are protected.Working together as communities,businesses,governments we can build a world free from violence for women everywhere
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Together with people across Canada and around the world, the Government is working tirelessly to eliminate violence against women and girls – but so much remains to be done.
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Today and throughout the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, I encourage all Canadians to join the MYActionsMatter campaign and find your way to combat violence against women.
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: It is also why the Government remains determined to seek justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and to prevent these tragedies from continuing to occur.
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence based on prevention, support for survivors and their families, and the promotion of responsive legal and justice systems.
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: To change this reality, we must actively seek out and listen to the voices and needs of women, especially those cast furthest to the margins.
Trudeau on Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: We know gender-based violence differently and disproportionately affects those most vulnerable – including trans women, Indigenous women, women of colour, low-income women, refugees and displaced women, and others.
Justin Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Together, we must challenge the prejudices and inequalities that allow this violence to persist.
Justin Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Ending gender-based violence means transforming a culture that devalues women and dismisses their voices
Trudeau on Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: From speaking up about the rights of women,to promoting women’s leadership in every aspect of our society,to standing against violence whenever it occurs,men have a vital role to play in eliminating gender-based violence
Trudeau on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Men must hold themselves and each other accountable and be part of the solution.
France's Macron unveils plan to curb violence against women
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: Violence against women is a violation of human rights – and an issue that affects all of us. We are all harmed when people in our communities and society experience violence – and all of us share a responsibility to make sure women and girls have the respect, protection, and freedom that is their right.
Department of State: In observance of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25 and 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, U.S. reaffirms its commitment to defending rights of women and girls to live free from violence.
World Food Organization confirms arrival of first plane carrying international relief workers to Sanaa