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09 Feb 2018


Angel Investor Mahesh Murthy arrested in stalking and harassment case

Mumbai Police have arrested VC and Pinstorm Founder-CEO Mahesh Murthy acting on a sexual harassment complaint by a Delhi-based woman. Notably, Murthy had helped in launching MTV in India.

09 Feb 2018


California #MeToo leader Cristina Garcia accused of sexual misconduct

California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, one of the leading campaigners of the #MeToo movement, who was also featured among Time magazine's "Silence Breakers" in December, is now facing charges of inappropriate sexual behavior.

08 Feb 2018


Jeetendra calls sexual abuse charges against him 'ridiculous and baseless'

After a woman alleged Jeetendra of assaulting him sexually, the actor's lawyer has rubbished the allegations.

07 Feb 2018


Actor Jeetendra accused of sexual abuse by his cousin

Veteran actor Jeetendra has been accused of sexual harassment by his cousin in Himachal Pradesh.

02 Feb 2018


Supreme Court dismisses plea seeking gender-neutral laws for sexual crimes

India is nowhere close to accepting that men too can be victims of sexual harassment and assault.

30 Jan 2018


UP: 13 men sexually exploit widow, end up with HIV

At least 13 men in Gorakhpur's Bhathat block decided to sexually exploit a widow who was desperately seeking her widow pension and a ration card.

29 Jan 2018


Mumbai records a rise in rape cases in 2017

With the number of rape cases increasing day by day, the number of registered cases in Mumbai in 2017 has risen by 40 as compared to figures from the previous year.

29 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Girl sets herself on fire after molestation attempt, dies

A Class 12 girl in UP's Deoria set herself on fire after allegedly being sexually assaulted by the son of her school's principal. She succumbed to her injuries.

28 Jan 2018

Las Vegas

Steve Wynn resigns as Republican finance chair amid harassment allegations

Amid sexual harassment allegations, US casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned from his post of finance chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC).

27 Jan 2018


Forced to pick used condoms, clean semen: Harvey Weinstein's ex-assistant

In a shocking revelation, the sexual abuse/harassment accused Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein's former personal assistant has alleged that she was forced to "facilitate his sexual encounters" and clean up the mess from them.

26 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

Man threatens Delhi woman with porn video, gets arrested

A man was recently arrested from Kolkata for allegedly blackmailing a Delhi woman by threatening her into depositing money into his account. The man allegedly blackmailed the 24-year-old woman by superimposing her picture in a porn video.

26 Jan 2018

Larry Nassar

Call out the Nassars of Indian sports, urges Sharda Ugra

Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, has been sentenced to up to 175 years of prison for sexually abusing hundreds of young athletes.

25 Jan 2018


Karnataka: Doctor arrested for misbehaving with female patient

A retired government doctor was arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a female patient at his private clinic in Byadarahalli area of Ramanagara district of Karnataka.

16 Jan 2018


Of Aziz Ansari, the celebrity mask and sexual entitlement

"...But why didn't she leave if she felt so violated?"

15 Jan 2018


Kalki Koechlin opens up about sexual abuse in Bollywood

Kalki Koechlin, who is known for her unabashed opinion, recently spoke about the prevalent sexual harassment in Bollywood. She also elaborated on why people don't open up about it.

14 Jan 2018


Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault

Adding to the growing list of Hollywood men accused of sexual abuse, Aziz Ansari has now been hit with sexual misconduct allegations.

12 Jan 2018

App Store

This app lets users enter legal contracts for consensual sex

Dutch company LegalThings has created a new app called LegalFling that formulates legally binding contracts for consensual sex.

12 Jan 2018

Uttar Pradesh

14-year-old sets herself ablaze after being harassed, gangraped since months

A 14-year-old girl in UP set herself on fire allegedly after being harassed by four men since months and recently gangraped.

08 Jan 2018


From #MeToo to impassioned speeches: Best of Golden Globes 2018

Sunday's 75th Golden Globes Awards were much more than the rowdier, weirder version of the Oscars, that they are known to be.

07 Jan 2018

Shashi Tharoor

32-year-old man arrested for stalking, harassing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter

A 32-year-old man from West Bengal has been arrested for stalking and harassing Sachin Tendulkar's daughter Sara.

05 Jan 2018

Crime Against Women

Indian man sexually assaults sleeping co-passenger while wife sat beside

An Indian man allegedly molested a woman sleeping next to him on a Las Vegas-Detroit flight while his wife sat on the other side.

04 Jan 2018


Revised lawsuit against Google over gender pay disparity

Four former women employees of Google have filed a revised lawsuit against the tech giant on Wednesday, accusing it of gender pay disparity.

03 Jan 2018


Case against angel investor Mahesh Murthy for sexual harassment

Mumbai Police have filed a sexual harassment case against Mahesh Murthy, Pinstorm founder and partner at Seedfund, after the NCW wrote to them about complaints they had received.

02 Jan 2018


Time's Up: New Hollywood initiative to fight harassment at workplace

Women in Hollywood have hit back at sexual harassment and pay disparity once more. This time, however, they stand fiercer, more united.

30 Dec 2017

Sexual Assault

Jasmeen Patheja: Collecting clothes to share stories of sexual abuse

The one question that haunts every sexual harassment survivor is: What were you wearing?

23 Dec 2017


Miss America suspends CEO Sam Haskell for encouraging misogyny, harassment

Miss America Organization (MAO) suspended CEO Sam Haskell on Friday after 49 former beauty queens appealed for leadership change.

20 Dec 2017

Jet Airways

Man accused of molesting 'Dangal' star gets bail

A businessman accused of molesting Zaira Wasim, a teenage Bollywood actor been granted bail by a Mumbai sessions court against Rs. 25,000.

17 Dec 2017

Sexual Assault

Bilaspur professors booked for molestation after PMO steps in

Two professors of a private college in Bilaspur have been booked for allegedly molesting a female colleague.

14 Dec 2017


Maneka Gandhi urges Bollywood to ensure safe workplaces for women

Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, wrote letters on Wednesday to 24 top Bollywood production houses, urging them to enforce the sexual harassment act.

11 Dec 2017


After Zaira Wasim's molestation, Aamir opens up about sexual harassment

In the wake of actress Zaira Wasim's allegations about in-flight molestation, Aamir Khan, who has launched her in Bollywood, opened up about sexual harassment.

08 Dec 2017

Sexual Assault

TIME's 'Silence Breakers' also include a mysterious elbow. Here's why

TIME magazine's Person of the Year for 2017 is not one man/woman, but many people behind the #MeToo movement that called out the rampant sexual-abuse in America and fueled a raging global discussion.

08 Dec 2017

Donald Trump

US Senator Al Franken resigns over sexual harassment claims

US Democratic Senator and former comedian Al Franken has announced plans to resign "in the coming weeks" following a series of sexual harassment allegations.

07 Dec 2017


Richa Chadha makes shocking revelations about sexual-harassment in Bollywood

Actress Richa Chadha, who has been busy prepping up for her next movie 'Fukrey Returns' has some shocking things to say about sexual harassment in Bollywood.

06 Dec 2017

Taylor Swift

TIME's Person of Year: "Silence Breakers" who triggered #MeToo movement

In a remarkable move, TIME magazine named "The Silence Breakers" -who triggered #MeToo campaign against sexual abuse and harassment across the globe- as the 2017 "Person of the Year".

06 Dec 2017


Odisha: Several youths arrested for molesting student, filming incident

In a shocking case, the video of a group of youths harassing and molesting a girl in college uniform in broad daylight in Odisha has gone viral.

04 Dec 2017


It's the power, stupid: Sheryl Sandberg on workplace sexual harassment

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's 48-year-old COO, has once again ignited the debate on sexual harassment at workplace. She shared her personal experiences in a lengthy FB post on Sunday.

03 Dec 2017


CP victim saw molester's face, now fears for her life

Three days ago, a man allegedly groped a woman and masturbated in front of her in broad daylight on a terrace in Delhi's Connaught Place.

01 Dec 2017


Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women

Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.

01 Dec 2017

Harvey Weinstein

US: House of Representatives bill targets lawmakers for sexual harassment

A new bill aimed at tackling sexual harassment within Congress has been introduced in the US House of Representatives.

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