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Will the #metoo movement help boy sex slaves? Afghan Pedophiles Get Free Pass From U.S. Military, Report Says https://nyti.ms/2GcpggL

A special inspector says the American military uses loopholes to exempt Afghan security forces from punishment for enslaving and raping children, and other gross human rights violations.
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The percentage of women employed in blue-collar occupations from 2000 to 2016 shrunk, with sexual harassment being one of the reasons. https://www.nytimes.com/…/us/blue-collar-women-harassment.h…

Several said they faced sustained, even dangerous, abuse at work.
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Righteous outrage against male predators is not the same as “fighting the ways the world is structurally engineered against women.” http://ow.ly/TygC30hugZt

Can the electrifying power of #MeToo be harnessed to the slow slog of building a more gender-equal society?
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Confessions of a Digital Nazi Hunter: Twitter is not serious about removing impersonators posting racist tweets. https://www.nytimes.com/…/op…/digital-nazi-hunter-trump.html

In the wake of Trump’s victory, I built a bot to expose bigots. Then Twitter suspended it — and kept the bigots.
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Another aspect of the damage: “I could not escape the notion that my career success was built entirely on my silence [about my #sexualharassment], and it poisoned any joy I could have found in the job I did take.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/how-one-harasser-can-rob-a-genera…

Closed opportunities, dwindling role models, alternative roads taken
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Donald Trump may have triggered a “political uprising more powerful than the Tea Party.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/13/opinion/donald-trump-women.html

His conduct has spurred women to action.
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“2007-2016, only 4% of directors were female and 80% of those got the chance to make only one film. In 2016, only 27% of words spoken in the biggest movies were spoken by women. And people wonder why you didn’t hear our voices sooner.” https://nyti.ms/2ABkevk

He threatened to shut down “Frida” if I didn’t comply with his demands.
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“It’s so egregious that sexual harassers set the tone of much of the media coverage of the woman who hoped to be the first female president.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/o…/matt-lauer-hillary-clinton.html

Many of the journalists who stand accused of sexual harassment covered the 2016 presidential campaign.
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My daughter asked my why I did not take advantage of women as those in the news have. At first I didn’t have an answer, other than to say it is wrong. Now I know. Thanksgiving Gratitude for a Father’s Lesson.

Who are today’s role models on acting like gentlemen?
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Sweden’s Proponent of ‘Feminist Foreign Policy,’ Shaped by Abuse https://www.nytimes.com/…/euro…/margot-wallstrom-sweden.html

As foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, who broke free from a violent relationship in her 20s, is challenging assumptions in a traditionally male...
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“Success and safety, bestowed conditionally, aren’t success and safety at all. They are domestication and implied violence.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/anger-women-weinstein-assault.html

Women are seething, and we are a force.
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This study found that it’s the lower performing men within a society who become most threatened by women competitors. But anyone who didn’t already know that just isn’t paying attention.

Gender inequality and sexist behaviour is prevalent in almost all workplaces and rampant in online environments. Although there is much research dedicated to understanding sexist behaviour, we have almost no insight into what triggers this behaviour and the individuals that initiate it. Although soc...
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State Street Corporation, which denies the Labor Department’s claims, has agreed to pay $5 million to settle allegations of compensation...
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“Silicone inflated D-cups of servers in Playboy clubs played a significant role in shaping many young women’s aspirations”

I was fighting for women’s liberation. The Playboy creator only pretended to.
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People "vote for a man they think is qualified but don’t like, but not for a woman they think is qualified but don’t like."

Few Democratic state officeholders are women, a shortfall the party is seeking to fix.
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“The more we open our mouths, we become a choir. The more we are a choir, the more the tune is forced to change.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/su…/amber-tamblyn-james-woods.html

A man called me a liar, and it reminded me of all the people who have doubted me.
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Obliged by German law to publish a target for hiring women at the executive level, most happily wrote down “0%.” https://www.nytimes.com/…/angela-merkel-germany-election.ht…

The highest office in the land has been held by a woman for 12 years. It’s all the other offices that still pose a problem for women in Germany.
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