2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment

2018 Golden Globes Red Carpet | Black In Solidarity

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.

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment
Credit: Times Up Now

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.

Source: Cosmopolitan survey of 2,235 full and part-time female employees, 2015

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment

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.

(Source: https://www.worldpolicycenter.org/sites/default/files/
WORLD%20Discrimination%20at%20Work%20Report.pdf )

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment
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Nearly 50% of men think women are well-represented in leadership in companies where only one in ten senior leaders is a woman.

Source: https://womenintheworkplace.com

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment
Credit: Ny Daily News

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.

Source: Economic Policy Institute, 2017

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment
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More details are found on the Times Up website

Oprah Winfrey in her stirring speech as the first black woman to receive the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award says, “For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power of those men,” she said. “But their time is up.”

2018 Golden Globes black in solidarity against sexual assault and harassment

No more silence. No more waiting. No more tolerance for discrimination, harassment or abuse.

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  • Georgina Giathi

    Sexual harassment I work places should not be stomached or condoned and the unamended legal provisions with regard to this that create gender based violence related loopholes should be bridged by all means.

    • In complete agreement. No more silence. No more waiting. No more tolerance for discrimination, harassment or abuse.

  • Nadiah Naturale

    Black in solidarity! I love the title. When women come together they do great things!
    We should push each other to higher heights

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