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Twenty years after Anita Hill boldly brought workplace sexual harassment to the American public consciousness, The Nation celebrates the progress we have made in the two decades since and reflects on the challenges we still face.
Topeka, Kansas, decriminalized domestic violence to save money. It’s not the only city to cut services to survivors of abuse, just as the need escalates.
Her Senate testimony made her into a feminist icon, but her new book underscores her enduring career as a professor and writer.
Because you spoke out twenty years ago, women no longer shrug off sexual harassment—we press charges.
Sexual harassment had been a common experience of black women’s work life since they arrived in America, and it was black women plaintiffs who first comprehended that sexual abuse at work was discrimination.
From SlutWalks to class action lawsuits to ordinary women feeling empowered to speak out against sexual harassment—that’s change we can believe in.
She put sexual harassment on the map, but twenty years later, more than half of all high school and college age women report being harassed.
Once I start wondering about our barbarous legal system, I can't stop.
Women's social roles—not to mention structural economic constraints—actually make it more expensive to be female in the United States.
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