There's a definite benefit to the sexual harassment allegations coming out in the news against noteworthy figures. What these instances say is this: No one at any job is so important that they can get away with sexual harassment. Hearing about the instances is also waking a lot of victims up to realize that they're being victimized in the exact same way.
Some of the biggest Hollywood names in the business have joined forces to stop sexual harassment. Among them are powerful Hollywood women like Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman and Oprah Winfrey. These well-regarded television and movie personalities have been privately meeting to create a cross-industry plan that will stop sexual harassment in its tracks. The effort was inspired by the recent news regarding the allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault committed by movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
An assemblyman from the Los Angeles-area has been accused of sexual harassment related to an incident that happened in 2009. Allegedly, the man put his hands down the blouse of a fellow legislative staffer. However, the incident did not become public until last Friday.
Millions of working women around the world are not protected from harassment and discrimination
Sexual harassment is sexual harassment. Nevertheless, some people don't notice what's going on in it's earliest stages. They might think of it as something subtle and barely worth taking note of, but if it continues, the subtle behavior can quickly escalate into an unbearable workplace situation.