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Powerful Hollywood Women Unveil Anti-Harassment Action Plan

January 2, 2018 9:40 pm

By CARA BUCKLEY for NYTimes Driven by outrage and a resolve to correct a power imbalance that seemed intractable just months ago, 300 prominent actresses and female agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives have formed an ambitious, sprawling initiative…

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How Tough Is It to Change a Culture of Harassment? Ask Women at Ford

December 20, 2017 4:05 pm

Decades after the company tried to tackle sexual misconduct at two Chicago plants, continued abuse raises questions about the possibility of change. By SUSAN CHIRA and CATRIN EINHORN Photographs by ALYSSA SCHUKAR for NYTimes CHICAGO — The jobs were the…

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Being a Doctor Is Hard. It’s Harder for Women.

December 18, 2017 11:13 pm

By Dhruv Khullar for NYTimes Dec. 7, 2017 Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count. It’s no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours, little sleep, rigid hierarchies, steep learning…

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Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. But Some Things Do.

December 14, 2017 1:21 am

By Claire Cain Miller for NYTimes Many people are familiar with typical corporate training to prevent sexual harassment: clicking through a PowerPoint, checking a box that you read the employee handbook or attending a mandatory seminar at which someone lectures…

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Women Line Up to Run for Office, Harnessing Their Outrage at Trump

December 5, 2017 6:51 pm

By MICHAEL TACKETT for NYTimes LEESBURG, Va. — For Wendy Gooditis, a Northern Virginia real estate agent, the crystallizing moment in her decision to run for office was when she heard her state delegate suggest that he had fought gerrymandering…

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The First Woman to Translate the ‘Odyssey’ Into English

December 4, 2017 1:15 am

By Wyatt Mason for NYTimes Late in August, as a shadow 70 miles wide was traveling across the United States, turning day briefly to night and millions of Americans into watchers of the skies, the British classicist Emily Wilson, a…

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We’re Sick of Racism, Literally

November 12, 2017 11:21 pm

By DOUGLAS JACOBS for NYTimes Estifanos Zerai-Misgun, a black Brookline, Mass., police officer, pulled up in an unmarked car and greeted his superior, a white lieutenant. He wasn’t prepared for the response by the lieutenant, who said, as he gestured…