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Sexual Harassment News: Weinstein, Catholic Bishops, Ballet Dancers

by HB Sexual Harassment Legal Team

11/05/2018

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Harvey Weinstein 'could have targeted nearly 1,000 women', lawyer says

The lawyer leading a civil suit against Harvey Weinstein has called him a "bully and a predator".

The lawyer leading a civil case against Harvey Weinstein and some associates has told Sky News she believes he could have targeted nearly 1,000 women.

It comes as two of his former employees say his brother Bob Weinstein knew about the extent of his alleged behaviour as early as 1990.

Elizabeth Fegan, who has filed a class action suit against the disgraced movie mogul, said: "I think we are talking about hundreds, I think it could be near a thousand.' read more »

Catholic bishops promised reform in sex-abuse scandal. But they didn’t look at their own misdeeds

A Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer examination found that more than 130 US bishops have been accused of failing to adequately respond to sexual misconduct. read more »

'It's like a cult': how sexual misconduct permeates the world of ballet

The #MeToo movement has slowly started to have an effect on the men who’ve abused their position with ballet dancers but there’s still a long way to go read more »