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MFP Voices

Why Women Need Male Allies at Work to Help Fight Sexism

What difference can one un-sexist man make? My colleagues and I had a hunch that the actions of individual male allies–even through simple acts such as highlighting the strengths of female colleagues or checking in on their well-being–might serve as a counterweight to the negative effects of everyday sexism. But not only that, we decided to study how that might impact men as well.

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MFP Voices

Remarkable Women, We Must Demand Respect for Our Person

Could it still be possible for someone to sexually assault in the midst of a global pandemic? Could perpetrators that depraved really exist? As I delved into the internet to satiate my curiosity, my supposition was confirmed. In fact, since the pandemic has started, female victims have been locked in with their abusive partners, with no means of escape. 

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