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USA Today Network featured Cindy Kanuser, executive director of the Women's Justice Center in "Gov. Cuomo scandal: Women often face fraught path in reporting sexual harassment"

03/03/2021

USA Today Network featured Cindy Kanuser, executive director of the Women's Justice Center in "Gov. Cuomo scandal: Women often face fraught path in reporting sexual harassment"

Cindy Kanusher, executive director of the Women's Justice Center at Pace University in Westchester County, said the response to the inappropriate behavior showed that while society has come a long way, work still needs to be done. 

The #MeToo movement, she said, has helped women come forward to report sexual harassment and assault by helping to eliminate the stigma with reporting the behavior. 

“We’re making the changes," Kanusher said. "The law is coming around. There are laws now against workplace sexual harassment. Our domestic violence laws have changed and our sexual assault laws have changed.” 

“But,” she said, “the violence against women persists.” 

 

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