The survey polled respondents working in television and film, commercials, live theater, music, broadcast news, talent representation, public relations, and corporate settings. The Commission said that the survey is “key in our collective, relentless drive to create a safe and equitable future in the entertainment industry,” while noting that “Bias is expressed in many forms, in all workplaces. They range from outright denials of job or promotions based on a workers’ identity, to comments suggesting a workers’ gender, race, ethnicity or disability renders them incapable of doing certain jobs.” … [Read more...] about Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission Finds “Bias Gap” In Hollywood; Women Twice As Likely To Experience Discrimination
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“We did find that some progress has been made,” Hill told Deadline, “but even with the people who said, ‘Yes, progress has been made,’ everyone said the progress hasn’t been enough. They do realize that some changes have been made. They do realize that some work has been done, especially in the last year or so, but not enough progress has happened, and we’re realistic. We know that change is slow to come; that these are issues that we have been dealing with for eons. We’ve begun to work, mainly in the last 20 or 30 years, to really try to change, but what we realized was, whether when we look at Black Lives Matter or whether it’s #MeToo, or the efforts for diversity and inclusion, that we haven’t gotten there yet. In fact, we’re far from it, and so we have to continue to work, and we have to try new ideas and redouble our efforts.” … [Read more...] about Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission’s Survey Finds “Startling” Number Of Industry Workers Who Believe That Sexual Harassers Are Not Held To Account
There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about How will India vaccinate 1.3 billion people?
According to the report "Women, Domestic Violence, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)" by Margaret J. Hughes and Loring Jones, "The severity of the violence, the duration of exposure, early-age onset, and the victim's cognitive assessment of the violence (perceived degree of threat, predictability, and controllability) exacerbate the symptoms." This report also found that women who resort to taking refuge in shelters as a result of domestic violence are at a higher risk for PTSD than other victimized women. In any given shelter, they found, 40-84% of the residents are victims of domestic violence.1 … [Read more...] about Domestic Violence: Power Struggle With Lasting Consequences
Gomez, however, said it was inappropriate for the draft legislation to be taken up amid the ongoing pandemic and at a time when “Argentine society needs unity to solve structural problems such as poverty.” … [Read more...] about Thousands in Argentina march against new move to legalize abortion