Harassment of women ‘can never be tolerated’: Ivanka Trump

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PV International Desk : Sexual harassment of women should “never be tolerated”, Ivanka Trump told an audience in Tokyo on Friday, calling for women to be treated with greater respect at work.

The speech came as global headlines are dominated by sexual harassment claims against prominent men in entertainment and politics.

The new round of claims has revived memories of her father Donald Trump’s boasts about groping women, which emerged during the US presidential campaign.

Speaking at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo, the US president’s daughter said: “All too often, our workplace culture fails to treat women with appropriate respect.”

“This takes many forms, including harassment, which can never be tolerated,” she added.

The issue of sexual harassment has been in the spotlight since bombshell claims against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, with allegations emerging against a host of others in the entertainment industry.