HARVEY WEINSTEIN was the tip of a very broad iceberg. In the month since allegations of sexual rape against the prominent medium maker became public, a series of effective men person been accused of sexual sexual abuse and harassment of co-workers. In just a few weeks, the #Me Too hashtag on elite media, second hand to mark posts about confusable experiences suffered by mediocre people, has been victimised some 5m times.
False Allegations of Sexual Harassment: Misunderstandings and Realities - Academic Matters
Why is there a great involvement around false allegations of sexy molestation (or otherwise forms of harassment) when few formal objection investigations result in findings of false allegations? There may be electronegative impacts on career and reputation. The stress, time, effort, frustration, and financial cost take a cost on the parties. Establishing the foundation for a complaint, or defending against allegations, particularly if this entails proving a negative—that something did not happen once it is alleged it did—is oft a difficult and lengthy process. The embarrassment and emotions affianced to allegations and bear witness can undermine even the strongest individual.
- The Washington Post