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Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt testifies at a Senate banking committee hearing in May 2017. An employee says her secret recordings show that he held up her pay raise as he pressed her for a relationship. Yuri Gripas/Reuters hide caption

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Federal Housing Agency Employee Secretly Taped Director's Sexual Advances Toward Her

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CBS CEO and Chairman Leslie Moonves arrives arrives at a promotional boxing aprty in August 2017. The 68-year-old has been accused by six women of sexual assault and harassment. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime hide caption

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Jana Mestecky (left) poses for a cast photo during production of the play Des rats et des hommes, directed by Israel Horovitz (front, third from left). The photo appeared in the French magazine, L'Avant-Scène, in 1994. Courtesy of Jana Mestecky hide caption

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Why Now?

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The Little Sandy Correctional Complex, located on former farmland outside Sandy Hook, Ky., on Dec. 1, 2005. Four correctional officers sued their supervisor and the Kentucky of Department of Corrections in 2014, alleging the supervisor repeatedly sexually harassed and assaulted them and other women for years. Roger Alford /AP hide caption

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In Kentucky, A 'Culture Of Indifference' To Sexual Harassment In Prisons

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Four women, including a state lawmaker, have accused Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill of sexual misconduct. Hill denies the charges and has called for an investigation. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Unite Here, a labor union that represents workers in the hospitality industry, estimates that the majority of their members who are housekeepers have faced sexual harassment on the job. Imagezoo/Getty Images/Imagezoo hide caption

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Former Italian Football Federation President Carlo Tavecchio looks on during a news conference held after his official resignation in Rome on Nov. 20, 2017. Tavecchio has been accused of sexual harassment, including unwanted groping, but prosecutors have declined to press charges. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein (left) and his attorney Benjamin Brafman leave a New York court, where Weinstein pleaded not guilty Tuesday to rape and other abuse violations. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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#MeToo Complaints Swamp Human Resources Departments

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Multiple women told CNN that actor Morgan Freeman had sexually harassed or behaved inappropriately toward them. The actor is seen here on Tuesday at the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York City. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior, CNN Reports

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The University of Southern California's provost denies that there was a cover-up of complaints about Dr. George Tyndall, a gynecologist who saw student patients at the Engemann Student Health Center. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Uber car waits for a client in Manhattan last June. Uber says customers, drivers and employees who are sexually harassed or assaulted won't have to go to arbitration, which required them to keep their stories private. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Pressure, Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims

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CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said he is committed to changing the company's culture to have a new emphasis on accountability and earning trust. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalist Tom Brokaw responded to the accusations: "The meetings were brief, cordial and appropriate, and despite Linda's allegations, I made no romantic overtures towards her at that time or any other." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Former NBC Correspondent Accuses Tom Brokaw Of Sexual Misconduct

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SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, shown here at January's Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, is calling for an end to auditions at private hotel rooms or homes. Vince Bucci/Invision/AP hide caption

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Nina Irizarry says she was sexually harassed in various jobs as a contractor but didn't have a human resources person to turn to or an employer to sue. Justin T. Shockley/Courtesy of Nina Irizarry hide caption

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Unequal Rights: Contract Workers Have Few Workplace Protections

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