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California Lawmaker Targets Sexual Harassment Among Venture Capitalists

August 23, 2017 | by

International Business Times covered a new bill – SB 224 Jackson – sponsored by Equal Rights Advocates that would prohibit sexual harassment of entrepreneurs by venture capitalists. 

Sexual harassment can no longer stand between a great woman entrepreneur and the launch of her company,” Noreen Farrell, executive director for Equal Rights Advocates, said in a statement. “If we want to see the venture capital industry change and an end to sexual harassment of women in technology, we need strong legal protections.”

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