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Hollywood women launch initiative to stop sexual harassment

Hollywood women launch initiative to stop sexual harassment

Time's Up members include actresses Cate Blanchett, Ashley Judd, Natalie Portman and Meryl Streep, Universal Pictures chair Donna Langley, feminist writer Gloria Steinem, lawyer and ex-Michelle Obama chief of staff Tina Tchen and Nike Foundation co-chair Maria Eitel.

Today, over 300 leading actresses, female agents, writers, directors, producers, and entertainment executives announced the initiative called Time's Up. Women in blue-collar industries who've been exploited can access a $13 million legal defense fund. The project is aimed primarily at those who are unable to meet the payments to defend themselves, such as agricultural or factory workers, caretakers and waitresses.

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"The struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; time's up on this impenetrable monopoly", the letter says.

Several other women who have donated amongst Swift include Jessica Biel, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, Stacey Snider, Dana Walden, Regina King, Felicity Huffman, Megan Ellison, Kate Hudson, Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay, Alicia Vikander, Amy Poehler, Olivia Munn, Jessica Chastain, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, among many others.

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The group insisted that more women must be brought into positions of power and leadership, while every woman should have equal benefits, opportunities, pay and representation.

The initiative - dubbed Time's Up - capped a year in which the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal set off a deluge of allegations that brought down powerful men in entertainment, politics and the media, prompting companies, government agencies and even the United States federal court system to re-examine harassment policies. Time's Up aims to be more inclusive and also support men who've experienced harassment.

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