In December, Time magazine’s Person of the Year went to “the silence breakers,” women who have spoken out about sexual harassment and ignited the #MeToo movement. However, as the Harvard Business Review notes, putting into place policies and procedures won’t stop sexual harassment in the workplace. In face, the title of the article blames human resources departments and judges for making it nearly impossible to win sexual harassment lawsuits. Read more about the issues attorneys face when bringing sexual harassment lawsuits here.
In the episode of “Represent,” a Slate podcast, Aisha Harris talks to women’s rights attorney and president of the NTL for Women’s Rights group Gloria Allred about her career fighting for the rights of women and minorities, as well as the new Netflix documentary on her life, Seeing Allred. You can listen to the podcast here.