It’s safe to say that as a result of the #MeToo movement, we now live in a world that views sexual harassment, abuse and assault in a profoundly different light. The problem is that while the conversation has changed, the law has not, and this leaves the majority of victims unsupported and unable to speak out.
Yesterday, Philip Green, chair of the Arcadia Group, was outed by Labour peer Lord Hain as the business mogul at the centre of Britain’s #MeToo scandal. The case is a perfect illustration of why cultural shifts must be followed by law reform if they are to have any practical impact.
Lawmakers and commentators are now debating the use and abuse of non-disclosure agreements –
#PinkNotGreen Boycott Follows Naming Of Philip Green In ‘British Me Too’ Scandal
Sir Philip Green Named In Parliament As Businessman At Centre Of ‘Britain’s #MeToo scandal’
Why Can Parliament Break An Injunction? How Lord Hain Was Able To Name Philip Green
NDAs Are As Worthless As The Paper They’re Written On – It’s Time We Stopped The Rich And Powerful From Manipulating The Courts