Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport, according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey released on Thursday as improving city access for women becomes a major focus globally.
Google's response came after a New York Times report said the search engine giant protected three senior executives from allegations of sexual misconduct by offering them payouts.
The statement from CEO Sundar Pichai follows a New York Times report which says the tech giant protected Android creator Andy Rubin after he faced accusations of sexual misconduct.
India is now seeing the unleashed cry to bring sexual harassment to justice. Will it be enough to bring change?
Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, a veteran actor who is now 67, had harassed her on the sets of a film in 2008.
Chief Operating Officer Joe Ianiello will take over as interim CEO. The new accusers said the incidents took place between the 1980s and early 2000s while Moonves acknowledged relations with three of the women but said they were consensual.
Coalition of charities says women were systematically abused and faced retaliation if they reported the attacks, based on interviews with workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Indonesia.
His apology came after broadcaster CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, known as a defender of women’s rights, resigned his post after allegations of physical abuse by four women were reported in an article in the New Yorker magazine.
President Emmanuel Macron says the bill will ensure women's safety. However, critics have questioned its application and mocked it as an end to French romance.
The 75-year-old cinematographer, John Bailey, faces three harassment claims.
Court filings made public this week reveal that women working at the company in US-based technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016.
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