Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Harvey Weinstein, Les Moonves . . . attention-grabbing names. Each of these men, accused of committing unwanted sexual harassment at their work sites, has faced a public reckoning under the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.
Gender-based disparities (for example, in education, politics, compensation and pay practices) remain a persistent issue on a worldwide basis. Across the globe, women earn just 63% of what men do (see World Economic Forum's ("WEF") Global Gender Report 2018). The WEF predicts that it will take an astonishing 202 years to close the pay gap between women and men.