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Google Vows to Overhaul Its Handling of Sexual Harassment Claims After Thousands Protest

Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent an email to all Google employees on Thursday outlining some of the changes being made in response to the massive walkout last week. Many of these changes addressed the demands made by the walkout organisers, including optional arbitration for sexual harassment and assault claims and an improved reporting process for sexual misconduct. Read More >>

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‘Thousands’ of Google Employees Expected to Walk Out Over Handling of Sexual Harassment Cases

“Thousands” of employees at Google offices around the world are expected to participate in a “women’s walk” protest today in response to the company’s mishandling of sexual harassment and other tensions within the technology giant. Read More >>

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East Dunbartonshire is the Best Place in the UK for Women, Apparently

If you're a woman and fed up of falling victim to that gender pay gap in your local area, you may want to consider packing your bags and heading for Scotland: East Dunbartonshire has been voted the best place for women to live in the UK thanks to a recent BBC Radio 4 poll. Read More >>

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Facebook Finally Stops Trying to Restrict What Gender You Can Choose

A little over a year ago, Facebook finally did away with its highly restrictive gender options. (It was male, female, or nothing.) But instead of being open-ended, the social network would still only let you choose from among a list of 56 options. Now, after catching some flak, Facebook is finally offering infinite options. You can type whatever you want into the gender field. Read More >>