The Advertising Association, NABS and WACL join forces to launch timeTo to combat sexual harassment

On March 12th 2018, the Advertising Association, NABS and WACL are launching a new initiative – timeTo – to address the problem of sexual harassment in the advertising and marketing industry. timeTo builds on the global #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, but with a recognition that all parts of the advertising industry are affected – all sexualities and genders, agencies, marketers and media- owners – and that, by taking action together, the industry will be better placed to make positive change to stamp out sexual harassment. Other industry bodies and companies…

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Humans of Fashion Foundation Launch Event: Connecting the fashion industry to a support network of pro-bono lawyers and counselors

Humans of Fashion Foundation launched on February 6, releasing a global platform to discuss prevalence and effects of sexual harassment and assault in the fashion industry, and connect those who have experienced it with support. Co-founders fashion model, Kristina Romanova (Vera Wang, Ralph Lauren, Dolce & Gabbana) and singer-songwriter/lawyer, Antoniette Costa (Billboard Classical Charts), have founded NGO, working to create a global platform that guides and connects individuals in the fashion industry who have experienced sexual harassment, abuse, misconduct and assault in the fashion industry with pro bono and subsidized…

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NYT debuts the Next Phase of Its Brand Campaign at Golden Globes, Highlighting the Power of Its Sexual Harassment Reporting

The New York Times has premiered the next phase of its brand campaign starting with an ad focusing on The Times’s recent sexual harassment investigations which aired during last Sunday night’s broadcast of the Golden Globe Awards. The campaign, which includes broadcast, as well as print and digital ads that will run in paid media and on its own platforms, is the first in a series of new ads The Times is planning for this year that will focus on its unwavering commitment to original, independent journalism that holds power…

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UN Women urges robust action to ensure lives free from violence for women and girls

Starting on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November), hundreds of events worldwide, led by UN Women and partners, will bolster efforts to end a pandemic that impacts one in three women globally. From marches, flashmobs and concerts, to football and rugby games events will be organized, and iconic buildings lit up in orange to galvanize attention during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November – 10 December). This year’s commemoration comes at a unique moment, coinciding with the unprecedented mobilization of…

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