Search Results for Tag: #MeToo
When I was a rookie journalist in Malaysia in the mid-1990s, I was assigned to the “women’s desk” to cover “women’s stories.”
We often worked with feminist organizations to push the male-majority government to pass badly-needed legislation on rape and domestic violence. Later, there would also be calls for legislation on sexual harassment at the workplace.
Date31.01.2018 | 14:41
Tags#MeToo, Brenda Haas, Catherine Deneuve, Margaret Atwood, rape, Violence against women, women's rights
With an eye on the German capital’s creative potential, the Berlin Fashion Week seeks to position itself in the world of fashion. This year, it should have reacted to the #MeToo debate, says DW’s columnist Gero Schliess.
Date21.01.2018 | 14:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Anna Wintour, Berlin Fashion Week, Bruce Weber, fashion, Germany, Last Heirs, Mario Testina, sexual harassment, Vogue
Trends emerging from the fall/winter 2018 men’s fashion weeks in London, Milan and Paris show that designers are reacting to current events — by either depicting men as pigs or gearing them up with protest wear.
Date18.01.2018 | 13:20
This year the 75th Golden Globe Awards took a rather different turn, intentionally steering away from the glitz and glamour of parading women in designer dresses like cattle. This time the stars banded together to speak up against the superficiality, misogyny, and gender bias that prevails in Hollywood. This comes in the wake of the disclosures about Harvey Weinstein’s harassment of female actresses that has since brought down many other powerful male key players in the industry too.
Date16.01.2018 | 9:39
Tags#AskHerMore, #MeToo, Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood, Oprah Winfrey, Sarona Wolter, Sidney Poitier, time's up
An open letter signed by over 100 celebrities, among them Catherine Deneuve, in the newspaper Le Monde has caused an uproar in France, where stars are divided about the role of the #MeToo and #BalancetonPorc actions. – Author: Courtney Tenz
Date11.01.2018 | 11:54
Tags#BalanceTonPorc, #MeToo, Brigitte Lahaie, Catherine Deneuve, Catherine Millet, Emma De Caunes, Florence Darel, Ingrid Caven, Isabelle Adjani, Ségolène Royal
Posting under #MeToo, a growing number of women around the world have begun speaking out about sexual assault. But not many people are talking about it in Berlin. That should change, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.
Date28.11.2017 | 15:15
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.
Date14.11.2017 | 16:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Europe, gender equality, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women, women's rights