Paris prosecutors have announced they were opening an investigation into a former deputy parliament speaker over allegations of sexual harassment. Denis Baupin resigned after a number of women went public with their accusations.
The allegation that the Hollywood mogul sexually assaulted numerous women should come as no surprise, says feminist Anne Wizorek. And yet, the fact that it does testifies to the silent prevalence of everyday sexism.
An incident of "mass molestation" on New Year's Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
From Kenya to Mexico dynamic groups of women are banding together to take on issues that plague their lives - sexual harassment, violence and inequality – using vigilantism and digital technology to usher in change.
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