Sexual Harassment: News

23 Nov 2017

Delhi Police

150 sexual-harassment complaints against Delhi cops, not one convicted yet

Not one among the 150 Delhi policemen accused of sexual assault in the last six years has been convicted yet.

23 Nov 2017

Sexual Assault

Former US Olympic gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

Larry Nassar, an ex-doctor with the US Olympic gymnastics team has pleaded guilty for sexually assaulting women and girls under his care.

21 Nov 2017


Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.

21 Nov 2017


Sexual harassment: Multiple channels fire talk-show host Charlie Rose

Several big names in movies and media including producer Harvey Weinstein and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey have been brought down by a flurry of sexual harassment allegations in recent times.

17 Nov 2017


Did Sylvester Stallone force 16-year-old fan into threesome?

Actor Sylvester Stallone forced a 16-year-old fan to have a threesome with him and his bodyguard in a Las Vegas hotel in 1986 while shooting for his film, Over the Top, claims a report.

14 Nov 2017


Are the women of Bollywood ready to name their Weinsteins?

The Harvey Weinstein expose isn't all that surprising, is it? We are aware of the deep-seated misogyny and sexism prevalent across industries around the world. In Hollywood, it is just more pronounced.

13 Nov 2017


#MeToo: Thousands march in Hollywood against rising sexual harassment allegations

Thousands of people took to the streets in Hollywood to speak out for victims of sexual assault and harassment.

12 Nov 2017


Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA chief Sepp Blatter of sexual harassment

US women's soccer player Hope Solo accused the corruption-tainted former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter of sexual assault.

08 Nov 2017


Raya Sarkar and vigilante justice on social media

It all started on October 23 when Raya Sarkar, a 24-year-old California-based law student, put up a post on Facebook accusing two professors of Jadavpur University of sexual harassment.

03 Nov 2017


What is the British Parliament sex scandal all about?

Ever since numerous sexual harassment allegations popped up against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of men/woman have been speaking out about their experiences on harassment at the hand of powerful individuals

02 Nov 2017


Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, director Brett Ratner accused of harassment

After top producer Harvey Weinstein, two Oscar-winning actors, a director, and a senior news editor are the latest high-profile figures to be accused of sexual harassment.

31 Oct 2017


Netflix cancels 'House of Cards' over sexual-abuse allegation against Spacey

Netflix has canceled 'House of Cards' after its lead actor Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual harassment. The sixth season, which releases in 2018, will be its last.

30 Oct 2017

Theresa May

UK minister asked female aide to buy sex toys

British PM Theresa May has ordered a probe after allegations surfaced that one of her ministers requested a female assistant to buy sex toys and passed sexist comments about her.

25 Oct 2017

Megyn Kelly

Ex-Fox News biggie Bill O'Reilly blames god for his problems!

Firebrand news personality Bill O'Reilly has once again landed himself in a soup after a New York Times expose revealed details on the payouts he made to women who accused him of sexual harassment.

19 Oct 2017

Emmanuel Macron

France might soon criminalize street harassment and catcalling

France might soon have a law to punish men on the spot for street harassment including catcalling.

18 Oct 2017


Reese Witherspoon says a Hollywood director assaulted her at 16

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that an unnamed film director assaulted her when she was 16.

15 Oct 2017


Sexual harassment: Oscar board does the unthinkable, expels Harvey Weinstein

At least 34 actresses have accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in recent days.

13 Oct 2017


#WomenBoycottTwitter after Rose McGowan's account suspended

Yesterday, Hollywood actor Rose McGowan took to Instagram to announce Twitter had suspended her account for 12 hours. Gowan is one of the many who have spoken out against producer Harvey Weinstein over alleged sexual harassment.

12 Oct 2017


Ben Affleck apologizes for 'groping' MTV host in 2003

Hollywood star Ben Affleck has apologized after attracting backlash for groping an MTV presenter in 2003 on air.

09 Oct 2017


Hollywood biggie Harvey Weinstein fired for sexual harassment

Prominent Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was fired by the board of his company after several young actresses accused him of sexual harassment.

06 Oct 2017

Crime Against Women

Amsterdam student fights catcalling through selfies with harassers

A commonly overlooked form of sexism in daily life is catcalling - sexual comments made by men at passing women.

17 Aug 2017


Italy teenager's post on "lucky I wasn't raped" goes viral

An Italian teenager's account of being sexually harassed has gone viral after she talked about feeling "lucky for not being raped".

07 Aug 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi HC clears 75-year-old DU professor of sexual harassment charge

Overruling Delhi University's (DU) Executive Council's decision, Delhi HC acquitted 75-year-old former DU professor, who was accused of sexual harassment by two researchers 16 years ago.

25 Jul 2017


Centre launches 'SHe-box' to address sexual harassment at work

There are 34 lakh central government employees in India, and women constitute 11% of the total force.

03 Jul 2017


Taking down the sexist culture of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley's insidious environment isn't really a secret, but this week has been tumultuous.

25 Jun 2017

Travis Kalanick

Silicon Valley investor steps down after admitting to sexual harassment

Justin Caldbeck, the co-founder of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Binary Capital, announced that he would take an indefinite leave from the company after several allegations of sexual harassment came in against him.

13 Jun 2017


HC directs fast disposal of sexual harassment, acid attack cases

The Uttarakhand HC has directed all courts in the state to hear cases of acid attack, sexual harassment, stalking and voyeurism daily and dispose them of in three months.

19 May 2017

Donald Trump

Roger Ailes Dead- Fox News co-founder passes away at 77

The scandal-plagued, ousted co-founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes, has died at 77.

Indian scientist in detention in the US for stalking, harassment

A 38-year-old Indian scientist, Tarun K Bhardwaj, has been in detention in Texas, US, since December'16 for constantly stalking and harassing a female student of A&M University.

04 May 2017


Fox News sexual harassment scandal: Co-President Bill Shine resigns

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine has resigned from his position, indicating the turmoil triggered by the 2016 sexual harassment scandal involving former Chairman Roger Ailes continued.

03 May 2017


Punjab SP Salwinder Singh forced to retire over sexual-harassment cases

Former Punjab SP Salwinder Singh who shot to infamy over his role in the Pathankot airbase attack has been forced to retire after several cases of sexual harassment against him, questioned his conduct.

28 Apr 2017

Crime Against Women

Mahesh Murthy, influential investor, faces string of molestation allegations

Mahesh Murthy, founder of Pinstorm and partner at venture capital firm Seedfund, has been regularly cropping up in headlines since a few months for allegedly sexually abusing several women.

20 Apr 2017

Megyn Kelly

Sexual Harassment: Curtains fall on Bill O'Reilly's Fox News career

Fox News on Wednesday announced its decision to drop popular host and commentator Bill O'Reilly following sexual harassment allegations.

18 Apr 2017


TimesJobs Survey: 70% women dissatisfied with workplace friendliness

Women's equality is said to have made major strides in the past many decades. This is manifested through the increasing number of women employees across various fields.