Sexual harassment in America has seemed to have gotten to record levels, as reporting has been de-stigmatized. Men and women are no longer afraid to come forward on this issue. Our current culture is such that sexual harassment is no longer tolerated. It is commendable that people are standing up to sexual harassment.
We have seen several notable cases in the news. Recently Bill O’Reilly was fired by Fox News for claims of sexual harassment by multiple women. Previous to this, Roger Ailes and other senior-level executives of Fox News were named in sexual harassment lawsuits. Roger Ailes was fired by Fox News amid claims of sexual harassment. These claims of sexual harassment have forced Fox News to change its show lineup. The network has also seen a drop in its ratings. This shows the gravity of sexual harassment claims.
Today’s world demands upright conduct in the workplace and the world at large. There is no room for improper conduct. Men and women in power in the past had taken advantage of others. Times have changed. The present dictates proper conduct.
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