By Catherine Baski for The Times
14 February 2019
Women’s rights campaigners fear a legal backlash against the Me Too movement, in which women have taken to social media to speak out against mistreatment.
It is alleged that non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), created to protect confidential commercial information and intellectual property, have been imposed by employment lawyers in some cases to cover up inappropriate and even criminal behaviour. And that defamation actions against accusers are seen as an easy tool to shut up people who lack means, because of the expense, legal technicalities, uncertainty and risk in fighting their case.
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