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03 January, 2018, 01:09
A legal defense fund, backed by $13 million in donations, to help less privileged women-like janitors, nurses and workers at farms, factories, restaurants and hotels-protect themselves from sexual misconduct and the fallout from reporting it.
More than 300 top women in Hollywood - from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence to Emma Thompson and Cate Blanchett - unveiled an initiative on Monday to tackle pervasive sexual harassment in workplaces, calling special attention to their "sisters" in less-than-glamorous blue-collar jobs.
"The struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; time's up on this impenetrable monopoly", the open letter states.
"Countless farmworker women across our country suffer in silence because of the widespread sexual harassment and assault that they face at work", the alliance's letter read. The organization is also advocating for gender parity at movie and television studios and other entertainment companies.
The Times Up movement is behind the call for every woman to wear black to the Golden Globes in a sign of solidarity with victims of sexual harassment who have come forth in the past several months. The group is leaderless and functions as a collection of working groups. Signatories include actresses America Ferrera, Rashida Jones, Ashley Judd, Eva Longoria, Natalie Portman, Kerry Washington, and Reese Witherspoon, as well as showrunners Shonda Rhimes and Jill Soloway.
"For years, we've sold these awards shows as women, with our gowns and colors and our attractive faces and our glamour", she said.
"We remain committed to holding our own workplaces accountable, pushing for swift and effective change to make the entertainment industry a safe and equitable place for everyone", the letter reads. That's not what this moment is about.
Now, the women of Hollywood are taking it a step further and coming together for a new initiative, Time's Up.
'We're finally hearing each other, and seeing each other, and now locking arms in solidarity with each other, and in solidarity for every woman who doesn't feel seen, to be finally heard'.
If Kendall Jenner is pregnant - and again, that's a big if - she would be the fourth sister to now be expecting a child. Body-shaming is never acceptable, and fans need to keep that in mind with regards to their social media interactions.
Today while addressing a press conference, Thakur thanked his party's leaders after accepting his new position. He also promised to leave "no stone unturned" to meet the expectations of the Himachal's people.
The officers "were shot very, very quickly", Spurlock told reporters. 2 civilians also shot by suspect. The sheriff's office has issued a "Code Red", instructing residents in the area to shelter in place.
Garry Kasparov heaped praise on Anand, saying the title is a ideal answer for everyone who wanted him to end his career. Anand beat Fedoseev 2-0 in the two-game tie-break to ensure that his awe-inspiring show reaches its logical conclusion.
Buzbee is a high-profile attorney who hosted Donald Trump at his home for a presidential campaign fundraiser in 2016. Layman said at her probable cause hearing that she has been a court reporter for nine years, KHOU reported .
She holds the office of All India Congress Committee secretary and, additionally, is AICC in-charge of Punjab. Not ready to hold back, the constable slapped her back and this was caught on camera by bystanders.
On top of all this, you have users fretting over their memory usage and having to shell out more cash for upgrades. But The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo won't be ready for another year, in order "to ensure quality".
They have opened a shelter at the First Baptist Church on East Main Street in Spartanburg for those residents. Firefighters were called to the blaze on Clover Place at about 8.40pm and discovered him inside the building.
Both Jones, aside from trying to tackle Ezekiel Elliott on a 16-yard run in the second quarter, and Sudfeld actually played well. For the Eagles, winning this game won't be as important as seeing Foles bounce back from last week's performance.
A Staten Island grand jury declined to indict Pantaleo in 2014; the officer remains on modified duty. "She left on her own terms". When Erica Garner gave birth to a son in August, she named him after her father.
And an innocent man ends up dead
U.S. authorities are investigating a police shooting that claimed a man's life during a so-called " swatting " prank. The hoaxers will also change their caller ID to reflect that they are loocal, thus confirming the call's legitimacy.
Kids barred from hospital visits as flu numbers rise
But it's hard to track exact numbers because only a certain percentage of people with flu symptoms go the hospital for testing. This season's vaccine is only 10 percent effective against the H3N2 strain in Australia, the dominant strain of influenza.
State Dept. to Resume Full Visa Services in Turkey
Mission in Turkey as well as allegations against U.S. citizens in the country, which sparked the crisis in October . The U.S. remains concerned about the existing allegations against workers for the U.S.
Amazon's Echo Dot speaker literally sells itself
Amazon said 2017 was its biggest holiday season with customers all around the world shopping at record levels. Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999.
Kentucky woman killed 'savagely' in dog attack identified
Around 10.20am, brother-in-law James Saylor called police to tell them that the two dogs had "savagely" attacked the couple. Investigators with the sheriff's office are warning residents no to engage with the risky animal if they come across it.
Vodafone offers new tariff plans for Rs 198
Are you a Vodafone prepaid customer? Airtel has also unveiled a Rs 199 plan that competes directly with Jio's new plans. While Airtel's Rs 199 plan offers 1GB data per day, instead of the earlier 1GB data for the entire validity period.
'Real Housewife' countess arrested in Palm Beach
De Lesseps Wednesday Tom D'Agostino in Palm Beach on New Year's Eve 2016, but in August announced they were divorcing . In the U.S. , a felony is a serious crime that often comes with a hefty fine and jail time of over one year.