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Asia Argento’s own sex abuse scandal is a chance for #MeToo

Asia Argento is said to have compelled a minor to having sexual relations. Do the newest revelations damage #MeToo? Not if the movement can correct a mistake from its earliest days, says DW’s Torsten Landsberg.

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22.08.2018 | 14:14

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Cambodia: There has to be a safe space for women to share experiences

Last year, an  image of five extraordinary women, dubbed the “Silence Breakers”, was plastered on the cover of TIME magazine and seen by millions around the world. Selected as the face of the “MeToo” movement to break the silence about sexual harassment,TIME’s “person” of the year 2017 was five people Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual.

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13.07.2018 | 14:56

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Why time’s up for Harvey Weinstein

After decades of misdeeds, the moment of reckoning has finally arrived for disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. In earlier times, he would have gotten away with it – but not anymore, writes DW’s Kate Ferguson.

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26.05.2018 | 13:39

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No shame, just name

An undated handout picture released by the Frida Kahlo exhibition press office on 18 March 2014 shows a photograph ‘Frida with a blue dress’ 1939 by Hungarian-born US photographer Nickolas Muray.

I never used to be a big fan of Salma Hayek – not until she played in “Frida” the biopic of the Mexican surrealist painter and feminist icon Frida Kahlo, released in 2002.

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18.12.2017 | 11:48

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Different country different sexual harassment?

Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.

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14.11.2017 | 16:00

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‘How not to treat a woman,’ starring Harvey Weinstein, executive producer

Harvey Weinstein, (3rd from left) and Gwyneth Paltrow (4th from left) after receiving the Oscar for best picture for “Shakespeare In Love” during the 71st Annual Academy Awards Sunday, March 21, 1999

“I’m a famous guy,” he said. But fame, wealth and influence couldn’t protect this sexual predator from his insatiable appetite for helpless young starlets forever. He dangled the promises of a glamorous and successful career to lure and force himself on young, starry-eyed wannabe celebs. Hollywood, according to actress Mayiam Bialik, “rewards physical beauty and sex appeal above all else and profits from the mistreatment of women.”

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24.10.2017 | 14:48

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