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23 Nov 2017Delhi 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 2017Sexual 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 2017India
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
#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 2017Football
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 2017Facebook
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Theresa 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 2017Megyn 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 2017Emmanuel 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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Twitter
#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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Hollywood
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 2017Crime 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 2017Facebook
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 2017Delhi 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 2017India
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 2017Startups
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 2017Travis 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.
16 Jun 2017Mumbai
TVF's Arunabh Kumar steps down as CEO, Dhawal Gusain in
Arunabh Kumar, accused in multiple sexual harassment cases, has stepped down as TVF CEO. Dhawal Gusain will now hold the company's reins.
13 Jun 2017Uttarakhand
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.
08 Jun 2017Uber
Sexual harassment probe: Uber fires Asia Pacific Business Head
Uber has fired Eric Alexander, Asia Pacific Business Head, reportedly for accessing medical records of a woman who was raped by a driver, and sharing them with founder Travis Kalanick and others.
07 Jun 2017Uber
Uber fires 20 employees following major sexual harassment investigation
Taxi-app firm Uber has dismissed over 20 people following a major investigation which uncovered 215 complaints of sexual harassment, bullying and issues related to all-round poor company culture.
25 May 2017Spirituality
Arrest warrant issued against "hot" yoga guru Bikram Choudhury
An arrest warrant has been issued by a Los Angeles court against Indian-American "hot" yoga guru Bikram Choudhury.
19 May 2017Sweden
Sweden drops rape investigation into Assange
Sweden's director of public prosecutions Marianne Ny has decided to drop the investigations into allegations of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
19 May 2017Donald 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.
18 May 2017United States of America
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.
07 May 2017India
No compensation for rape accused wrongly jailed for 7 years
Bombay HC has refused a plea by rape accused Gopal Shetye, who was jailed in 2009 and acquitted 7 years later. He had sought Rs. 200cr as compensation.
04 May 2017World
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 2017Punjab
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 2017Crime 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.
21 Apr 2017India
Author Rashmi Bansal says Murthy touched her, made inappropriate advances
Rashmi Bansal, author of 'Stay hungry, Stay foolish' has come forward accusing Mahesh Murthy of having inappropriate propositioning and physically touching her.
20 Apr 2017Megyn 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.