Facebook’s Cheryl Sandberg Says ‘Pence Rule’ Should Apply to Men as Well as Women

Facebook Chief Operating Officer (COO) Sheryl Sandberg says that male executives who follow “Pence rule,” and refuse to dine alone with female colleagues, should avoid eating with male colleagues as well. The rule is named for Vice President Mike Pence, who in 2002 said he will not attend events where alcohol is being served without his wife by his side, and will not have dinner alone with a woman other than his wife. Pence was mocked when the “rule” first emerged. But in the wake of the #metoo movement, men…

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