Search Results for Tag: sexual harassment
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
At a trade show in Austria, a sex robot named ‘Samantha’ was put on display to show off her advanced features and realistic human-like qualities. She not only talks, but also has built-in sensors all over her silicon body that can respond to romantic and sexual gestures. During the first two days of the show, the $5000 sex bot was introduced to interested parties under the watchful eye of its developers Dr Sergi Santos and Arran Lee Squire of Synthea Amatus. On the third day, the developers decided to leave her unsupervised for men to do as they pleased.
Date21.01.2018 | 13:20
TagsAbuse, Arran Lee Squire, gropper, harassment, robot, Samantha, Sarona Wolter, Sergi Santos, sex robot, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, Synthea Amatus
In public transport, women fall prey to hooliganism and harassment almost every single day. Almost every woman in India’s commercial capital Mumbai who has travelled by the local train will have a horror story to tell about being harassed sexually or verbally. Dipesh Tank, 33, an activist, is on a mission to make Mumbai local trains and stations harassment-free for commuters.
Date22.12.2017 | 14:32
TagsDipesh Tank, mumbai, Murali Krishnan, public transport, sexual harassment, War Against Railway Rowdies
Online abuse against women has real life consequences including self-censorship and psychological damage. An international survey shows nearly one in four women have experienced such abuse, including physical threats.
Date25.11.2017 | 12:41
Tagsonline abuse, physical threats, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Social media, Violence against women, women's rights
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
“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.”
Date24.10.2017 | 14:48
Tags#MeToo, Alyssa Milano, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Tarana Burke, women's rights
— Bill Auclair (@bill_auclair) October 17, 2017
According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.
Date17.10.2017 | 15:02
Tags#MeToo, assault, catcall, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline