Tag: National Women’s Law Center

We, As Ourselves initiative

Tarana Burke, Founder of #MeToo Movement, Starts New Initiative for Black Survivors

When activist Tarana Burke coined the #MeToo movement, she knew it would start a culture-shifting conversation about sexual violence. But three years after that movement began, she believes that change hasn’t been as far-reaching as she’d hoped, especially for Black women who’ve faced some aspect of sexual abuse or violence. …

Archived: REPORT: The Justice Department is a Diversity Disaster

The Inspector General’s review of the ATF, DEA, FBI and U.S. Marshals Service showed low percentages of female representation in leadership and promotions, underreporting of discrimination and harassment due to fear of retaliation and men who thought gender equity was “just fine.” The female criminal investigator population represented only 16…