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The ousting of a powerful Hollywood producer over multiple abuse allegations prompted women and other assault survivors to proclaim a simple idea: that sexual abuse is common in their lives. Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Wake Of Harvey Weinstein Scandal, Women Say #MeToo

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Most employers have policies on reporting sexual harassment, and human resources officials are required to investigate those claims. But those filing the complaints can face obstacles, experts say. Shannon Fagan/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein Case Highlights Pitfalls Of Workplace Harassment Claims

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London police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by many women in recent days. Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Khadija Saddiqi, 22, stands outside her family home with an armed guard who was assigned to protect her by the wife of the chief minister of Punjab. Saddiqi won a case against a classmate who tried to stab her to death in May last year after she ignored his advances. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Marlene Schiappa started a blog, Maman Travaille (Mom Works), that quickly grew into a 10,000-woman advocacy network. As gender equality minister, she wants to criminalize sexual harassment on the streets. President Emmanuel Macron has tasked her with tackling pay inequity as well. Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

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France's Gender Equality Minister Wants On-The-Spot Fines For Sexual Harassers

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Students Drive New Policies As K-12 Sexual Assault Investigations Rise

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Uber's San Francisco headquarters earlier this year. The company fired 20 employees after an investigation of sexual harassment and other complaints. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Uber Fires 20 Employees After Sexual Harassment Claim Investigation

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Then-Fox News CEO Roger Ailes poses at the network's New York City studios in 2006. Ailes served as CEO from Fox News' first day in 1996 until his resignation in July. Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Fresh Lawsuit Against Ailes Slams Fox News' Response To Harassment Claims

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A 69,000-person class action against the parent company of Kay Jewelers alleges widespread pay discrimination against female employees. The suit alleges that at the same time, the company failed to stop a pattern of unwanted sexual advances by male managers. Bill Wippert/AP hide caption

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Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders

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Fox News CEO Roger Ailes in his New York City studios in 2006. Ailes served as CEO from Fox News' first day in 1996. Jim Cooper/AP hide caption

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Roger Ailes' Unparalleled Impact On The Public Sphere

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Sexual Harassment Case Shines Light On Science's Dark Secret

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A Harvard University representative says its new policy on sex between professors and students was created after a review found its old approach "did not explicitly reflect the faculty's expectations." BRIAN SNYDER/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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