Related Story Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission's Survey Finds 'Startling' Number Of Industry Workers Who Believe That Sexual Harassers Are Not Held To Account The survey also revealed “a remarkable gap between the experiences and perceptions of majority men and underrepresented groups as to diversity and inclusion across the entertainment industry. While the majority of respondents believe that there has been progress with respect to diversity and inclusion” since the #MeToo movement began three years ago in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, “that view differs significantly by gender identity and race with majority men having a far more positive perception of progress.” … [Read more...] about Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission Finds “Bias Gap” In Hollywood; Women Twice As Likely To Experience Discrimination
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With quarantine and social distancing during COVID-19, survivors of domestic violence face a new obstacle in receiving the care that they need. Meredith Bagwell-Gray, MSSW, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on post-traumatic growth and healing for survivors of intimate partner and sexual violence, particularly in terms of women’s sexual and reproductive health. She also examines survivors’ help-seeking and safety planning strategies, including engagement with health care, social services, and criminal legal systems, and the effectiveness of technology-based interventions. In her current project, she is testing an intervention to reduce survivors’ risk of cervical cancer. … [Read more...] about The Impact of COVID-19 on Survivors of Domestic Violence
And that may not come easy, especially from the private sector. “What happens to all these storage facilities once the ongoing situation is over?” asks Arif Siddiqui, the founder and CEO of Mumbai-based Coign Consulting, a logistics consultancy firm. “We are a country where cold storage facilities are yet to reach many small towns. If you want to build up storage facilities that meet good manufacturing practices, the private sector may not see much economic sense in that. The government will have to set up the infrastructure. Another area of concern is transportation, and the question is how equipped are we on that front?” … [Read more...] about How will India vaccinate 1.3 billion people?
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen has been called the "world's worst" for years now, as the country reels from a brutal war, economic collapse, and a barrage of diseases like cholera, dengue fever and malaria. COVID-19 cases are relatively low, but those infected are 10 times more likely to die than people in many other countries. … [Read more...] about United Nations: Looming Famine in Yemen Comparable to 1980s Africa
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