'This isn't just about three bad actors': The key points of the Mavs sexual harassment investigation and what happens now
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 24, 2018, 7:22 am
Brad Townsend writes, “Results of a seven-month investigation released on Wednesday confirmed "numerous instances of sexual harassment and other improper workplace conduct" in the Dallas Mavericks organization spanning more than 20 years.
The investigation, detailed in a 43-page report by investiga
What do we owe her now?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 24, 2018, 7:20 am
Elizabeth Bruenig writes, “Aug. 11, 2006, was a sweltering Friday night in the midst of a long, fatally hot summer. A 16-year-old girl reported that she was raped that night, in a storage shed off a dirt road in my hometown of Arlington, Tex. Nobody was ever prosecuted for it, and nobody was punishe
After outcry, Yale removes prestigious honor from professor who sexually harassed a colleague
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 24, 2018, 7:18 am
Carolyn Y. Johnson and Ben Guarino write, “After an outcry from faculty, students and alumni, the dean of the Yale School of Medicine announced Friday that he had removed a prestigious honor from a leading researcher who had sexually harassed a junior colleague years earlier.
Medical school dean Ro
What's the difference between women and men in politics?
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 24, 2018, 7:12 am
Grace Sparks writes, “Americans generally want more women in politics, in part because they say women will govern differently, but they also see obstacles for women reaching office, according to a new Pew poll.
In the new study conducted by Pew Research, two-thirds of people believe it's easier for
500 women and teenagers to be bailed out from Rikers by human rights group
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Nor Attisha | Released: September 24, 2018, 7:10 am
Jeffery C. Mays writes, “More than 500 women and teenagers will be bailed out from Rikers Island as part of a national campaign to dismantle a bail system that activists say discriminates against minorities and the poor.
The effort is being spearheaded by the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rightsgroup, wh