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BAFTA joins Time’s Up to address sexual harassment, bullying

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After facing backlash for giving Noel Clarke an honorary award despite sexual misconduct and bullying accusations against the actor, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts has joined Time’s Up U.K. in calling for better industrywide protocols to confront such problems.

In a statement Thursday, BAFTA CEO Amanda Berry said, “We join Time’s Up U.K. in calling on the industry to come together at a high-level summit to address the urgent need for a consistent and trusted industrywide approach to responding to allegations of bullying and harassment.

“As part of this, BAFTA is accelerating its work with industry partners to encourage employers to adopt the bullying, harassment and racism prevention guidance that we developed…



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