‘It was like hell’: California hotel workers break their silence on abuse | World news

Just outside of Los Angeles in Ranchos Palos Verdes, the Terranea Resort boasts fine dining, a golf course, scenic beachfront views, and accommodations ranging from luxury guest rooms to private, secluded villas. While it may be a paradise for guests, resort workers claim they are subjected to a culture that has enabled sexual harassment and …

‘MeToo must become WeToo’: Jacinda Ardern’s speech to UN rebuts Trump | Politics

The prime minister of New Zealand has been met with thunderous applause at the UN for her speech espousing global cooperation and kindness from world leaders, in stark contrast to Donald Trump’s portentous rejection of globalism earlier in the week. Jacinda Ardern’s national statement was viewed by many commentators as a direct rebuttal to the …

Senior UN gender and youth official sacked over sexual misconduct | Global development

A senior UN official tasked with promoting gender equality and youth partnerships has been sacked for sexual misconduct following claims made against him by younger male colleagues. Ravi Karkara, an Indian national based in New York, was dismissed from his post at UN Women on Friday following an investigation lasting nearly 15 months. In a …

Les Moonves resigns from CBS after six more women accuse him of sexual harassment | Media

Leslie Moonves has resigned from his position as chairman and chief executive of CBS without severance, after six more women stepped forward on Sunday to accuse him of sexual harassment or assault going back to the 1980s. Ronan Farrow reported the new allegations in a New Yorker piece. Six other women interviewed by Farrow previously …