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Maryse Conde, a French (Guadeloupean) author of historical fiction, has won the 2018 New Academy Prize in Literature, which is formed in protest to the Nobel Literature Prize. Conde will win about £87,000 raised from crowdfunding and donations, and will receive the prize at a ceremony on 9 December, one day before the Nobel banquet. ..
The New York Times and The New Yorker have jointly won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on April 16 for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment. The prestigious prize was awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey ..
Topics: American journalism • American writers • Gerald Loeb Award winners for Investigative • Harvey Weinstein • Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations • Jodi Kantor • Journalists • Me Too movement • Megan Twohey • Pulitzer Prize • Ronan Farrow
SHe-Box was by the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD). It is launched as a comprehensive SHe-Box online complaint Management System for women working in both public and private organizations to lodge complaints of sexual harassment at workplace. The SHe-Box ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) ..
Topics: Harassment • Human behavior • Human sexuality • Labour law • Me Too movement • Sexual Harassment • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act • Vishaka Guidelines • women • Women's rights in India • Workplace • Workplace bullying
Time magazine has named ‘The silence breakers’ its Person of the Year for 2017 referring to those individuals, mostly women, who came forward this year to publicly expose patterns of sexual harassment and assault by powerful public figures in America. Those recognized by Time range from famous actresses who took on disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey ..
Topics: Ashley Judd • Feminism • Feminist movements and ideologies • Harvey Weinstein • Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations • Hashtags • Internet-based activism • Me Too movement • Sexual misconduct • Violence against women • Weinstein • women