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Soccer and Domestic Violence: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly - The Nation.

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 08:00

The Nation.
Soccer and Domestic Violence: When the Beautiful Game Turns Ugly
The Nation.
In Colombia, the problem is so widespread—more than 70,000 cases of domestic violence were recorded in 2017 alone—that the government and civil-rights groups have identified specific days when violence against women is most common. Violence rises ...

NBA Chief Urges Teams to Adopt New Workplace Policies for Women - Insurance Journal

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 01:00

Indiana Daily Student
NBA Chief Urges Teams to Adopt New Workplace Policies for Women
Insurance Journal
... was released following a months-long probe that began after problems were detailed in a Sports Illustrated article in February — that he will contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic ...
Mark Cuban is worth $3.9 billion — see how he earns and spends his massive fortuneYahoo News Canada (blog)
IU alumnus Mark Cuban donates $10 million to women's groups after investigation into Dallas MavericksIndiana Daily Student

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Mark Cuban is worth $3.9 billion — see how he earns and spends his massive fortune - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:56

Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Mark Cuban is worth $3.9 billion — see how he earns and spends his massive fortune
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
Cuban is in the news this week after an investigation into the Mavericks organization surfaced evidence of a hostile workplace for women. Cuban has pledged to donate $10 million to women's causes and domestic violence awareness. But $10 million isn't ...

Me2Bot Wants To Help Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment - Bustle

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 16:28

Bustle
Me2Bot Wants To Help Fight Workplace Sexual Harassment
Bustle
“Just as a crisis hotline is available for domestic abuse, a public chatbot can deal with all kinds of counseling issues,” Sheth tells Bustle. “There are plenty of traumatic situations that all too often go unaddressed in daily life, such as ...

Feminism As a 'Global Solidarity Movement': Leta Hong Fincher on Feminism and #MeToo in China - Jezebel

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:55

Jezebel
Feminism As a 'Global Solidarity Movement': Leta Hong Fincher on Feminism and #MeToo in China
Jezebel
... feminism is on the rise, from the burgeoning and ongoing #MeToo movement, to increasing calls for protections for survivors of domestic violence (China only passed a law against domestic violence in 2016), to protests against workplace discrimination.

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Three Workplace Shootings in 24 Hours: Now Is the Time to Take Action - Lexology

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:58

Three Workplace Shootings in 24 Hours: Now Is the Time to Take Action
Lexology
Workplace violence is one of the most troubling issues keeping HR professionals and in-house counsel up at night – and with good reason. ... Employers should periodically evaluate workplace initiatives that can reduce the potential for workplace ...

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