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CBS announced on Monday it will not pay out a controversial $120 million severance package to former CEO Leslie Moonves. The company said it had ample reason to fire the disgraced executive for cause. Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime hide caption

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Former Texas GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold has denied allegations from a former aide that he sexually harassed her, but he used taxpayer funds to settle a claim. Congress is working to change the current system and make lawmakers personally liable. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Time Is Running Short For Congress' Sexual Harassment Bill

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A member of the staff walks through Luke, one of the restaurants still owned by John Besh, on St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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Work After #MeToo: A Restaurant Company Tries To Change Its Culture

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Bhanwari Devi worked for her local municipality in rural Rajasthan, northern India, when she says she was gang-raped in 1992 by higher-caste men in the area, allegedly because they disapproved of her campaign to end child marriage. Her case went all the way to India's Supreme Court and led to the country's first workplace sexual harassment guidelines. Furkan Latif Khan/NPR hide caption

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Activists protest in Mumbai to support Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta, who has spoken out about an alleged case of sexual harassment. Women in India are naming and shaming their abusers on social media. Rafiq Maqbool/AP hide caption

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The sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein sparked the #MeToo movement. New York state and New York City have enacted laws requiring training to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. Vince Bucci/Invision/AP hide caption

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Amid #MeToo, New York Employers Face Strict New Sexual Harassment Laws

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Dozens of protesters, including sexual assault survivor Mary Jane Maestras of Delta, Colo., demonstrate against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 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, Courtesy of Jana Mestecky hide caption

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Chef Val James inspired her daughter to create a documentary about the challenges female chefs face, including access to capital, sexual harassment, and family time off. Robert Featherstone/A Fine Line hide caption

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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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