Hollywood's most celebrated women have launched an anti-harassment action plan in an attempt to fight the systemic sexual harassment in the industry, and support women in all workplaces who aren't privileged with the platform to speak out.
"If this group of women can't fight for a model for other women who don't have as much power and privilege", Rhimes told the Times, "then who can?"
Ms Longoria told the New York Times: 'For years, we've sold these awards shows as women, with our gowns and colors and our handsome faces and our glamour.
The "Time's Up" campaign follows on the heels of a torrent of allegations of rape, sexual assault and harassment against powerful men that began with reports into sexual abuse by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.
The fund will be housed at and administered by the National Women's Law Center, a women's rights legal organization, and managed by Christina M. Tchen, former Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama. Signatories include actresses America Ferrera, Rashida Jones, Ashley Judd, Eva Longoria, Natalie Portman, Kerry Washington, and Reese Witherspoon, as well as showrunners Shonda Rhimes and Jill Soloway.
The group are demanding legislation to penalize companies that tolerate persistent harassment and to discourage the use of nondisclosure agreements - such as those allegedly used by Weinstein - to cover up abuse.
The goal is to provide subsidized legal support to those who have faced harassment or assault in the workplace.
Shonda Rhimes-a leading member of the effort and executive producer of several television series, including "Grey's Anatomy" and "How to Get Away With Murder"-says a key component of the effort was making sure that women in those more vulnerable situations and without the name recognition of famous actresses or directors were made central to the effort".
While the group announced itself to the world this week, meetings actually began back in October and have been taking place weekly ever since.
The IMA has 2.77 lakh members, which includes corporate hospitals, poly-clinics and nursing homes, across the country. Modern medicine doctors are opposing the draft NMC Bill 2017 that was approved by the Centre last week.
Two heavily armed JeM terrorists attacked the camp at about 2 am, said Inspector General of CRPF Ravideep Sahi. While one of them died on the spot, the other three succumbed to injuries in the hospital.
Don't forget though, all this talk of Read Dead Redemption II's release date is all speculative at this point. The date is also a Friday and it falls within the release window that has been announced by Rockstar.
Most parties are against the provision for jailing offenders - they say they don't want a civil matter to be criminalised. It would be tough for the government in the Upper House to pass the bill in its present form as BJP is in minority here.
According to WBPF , a sheriff's office spokesperson confirmed that a SWAT team is at home where the shooting occurred. Parrish, 29, a married father of two young children, had been with the department for about seven months.
The benchmark had crossed the 34, 000 mark on December 26, riding on a rally of high closings the entire year. The SGX Nifty suggests that the Nifty could open at 10,506 with a loss of 3 points at the opening bell.
The Texans rank 26th this season in passing yards allowed, and Brissett has only gotten better as the season has gone on. On the injury front, it is unclear if Texans' star wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will be able to suit up in week 17.
Afterwards Pep Guardiola said: " Gabriel Jesus is injured, he will be out for maybe one month or two months". We were lucky against Tottenham and against Newcastle . "But now Alexis is an Arsenal player".
People are also being warned that public transport could be affected or cancelled and that there may also be power cuts. Flying debris could lead to injuries or danger to life, while some damage to buildings is likely, it has said.
The new minimum wage would result in an Irish worker taking home a gross income of €1,613.95 per month, and €1,521.57 after tax. The fast food restaurants required to pay the minimum wage are also defined by the agency.
Also the SMS count will be limited to 100, post which the users will be charged Re 1 per local SMS. For Rs 399, Vodafone offers 10 GB free internet data along with unlimited local and STD calls.
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million
On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. That means it is more likely for the grand total to roll into the next drawing - increasing jackpots.
Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 16 GB arrives in India
The image appears to confirm a couple of earlier leaks, revealing the Galaxy S9 will come with single camera setup on the rear. OnePlus 6 will reportedly have fingerprint sensor below the display, and will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 platform.
A Series of Unfortunate Events Will Return in March
Based on this new trailer, it looks like this new season will have a fittingly charming and darkly fantastical style. This second season is expected to do the next five and an eventual third season would finish out the adaptations.
At Least 10 Dead In Iran Protests As World Pressure Grows
The protests have become the biggest test for the regime since demonstrations following the disputed 2009 presidential election. Some unconfirmed reports on social media have stated that the city was also briefly occupied by anti-government protesters.
Texans GM Smith taking leave of absence
However, it is unlikely that Houston will allow him to coach next season without signing him to a contract extension. The Texans went 9-7 in each of the head coach's first three seasons and won AFC South titles in 2015 and 2016.
New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below
The extreme cold alert continues in Waterloo region and Wellington county, also for much of eastern Ontario, for New Year's Eve. National Weather Service forecasters say there is no relief for at least the next week from the bone chilling temperatures.