#MeToo Brought Down 201 Powerful Men. Nearly Half of Their Replacements Are Women

“A New York Times analysis has found that […] at least 200 prominent men have lost their jobs after public allegations of sexual harassment.

[…]  the analysis shows that the #MeToo movement shook, and is still shaking, power structures in society’s most visible sectors. The Times gathered cases of prominent people who lost their main jobs, significant leadership positions or major contracts, and whose ousters were publicly covered in news reports.

Forty-three percent of their replacements were women. Of those, one-third are in news media, one-quarter in government, and one-fifth in entertainment and the arts.”

Audrey Carlsen, Maya Salam, Claire Cain Miller, Denise Lu, Ash Ngu, Jugal K. Patel and Zach Wichter, The New York Times, 23 October 2018

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