The 75th Golden Globes Red Carpet was a night of firsts and the obvious question in one’s mind is, ‘Why were the stars wearing black?’
The stars were adorned in black signifying that they stood in solidarity with victims of sexual assault and harassment in support of the TIME’S UP MOVEMENT.
The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund provides subsidized legal support to those who have experienced sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in the workplace.
Did you know;
1 in 3 women ages 18 to 34 have been sexually harassed at work.71% of those women said they did not report it.
More than one-third of the world’s countries do not have any laws prohibiting sexual harassment at work—leaving nearly 235 million working women vulnerable in the workplace.
Nearly 50% of men think women are well-represented in leadership in companies where only one in ten senior leaders is a woman.
White non-Hispanic women are paid 81 cents on the dollar compared to white non-Hispanic men. Asian women are only paid 88 cents on the dollar. Black and Hispanic women are only paid 65 cents and 59 cents on the white male dollar, respectively.
More details are found on the Times Up website
No more silence. No more waiting. No more tolerance for discrimination, harassment or abuse.