Danielle Brant, Folha de S.Paolo, June 27, 2018


The #MeToo movement (#EuTambem, in Brazil) generated 417 counts sexual harassment or misconduct against executives and employees of companies, a survey carried out by Temin and Company of New York. The data were collected from news published since December 2015, when the trial of Comedian Bill Cosby for accusations of sexual harassment began.

To be included in the database, the case had to appear at least seven times in the media.

“We wanted to know if the trigger for the charges had been Bill Cosby or, more recently, Harvey Weinstein”, says Davia Temin, president of Temin and Company. Weinstein is a film producer who, in October 2017, was accused of harassment and sexual abuse by celebrities such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Cara Delevigne.

Temin identified the case of Weinstein as the main factor that led to the accusations against executives and employees. […read more]