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Leading Chinese Buddhist monk accused of sexual misconduct

Leading Chinese Buddhist monk accused of sexual misconduct

One of China’s highest-ranking Buddhist monks is facing a government investigation over accusations of sexual misconduct, in what is seen by some as an indication the #MeToo movement is gaining traction in the world’s most populous nation. Longquan Monastery abbot Shi Xuecheng is accused of harassing and demanding sexual favors from numerous female nuns in […]

R Kelly addresses sexual misconduct claims in 19-minute song

R Kelly addresses sexual misconduct claims in 19-minute song

Singer R. Kelly, the target of a boycott campaign over his treatment of women, hit back Monday in a 19-minute song in which he reveals he was abused himself. Entitled “I Admit,” the marathon song nonetheless is heavier on denials than acknowledgement as the “I Believe I Can Fly” star vents frustration over the stream […]

Kevin Spacey under investigation for three more sexual assault allegations

Kevin Spacey under investigation for three more sexual assault allegations

Kevin Spacey is now being investigated for three more sexual assault allegations. According to TMZ, police have reported that three more men have come forward with sexual allegations against the former House of Cards actor. Variety confirmed the allegations by the police and was told, “on Feb. 8, a man reported that he had been sexually assaulted in 2008 […]

Terry Crews receives support from Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-stars following sexual assault testimony

Terry Crews receives support from Brooklyn Nine-Nine co-stars following sexual assault testimony

Earlier this week Terry Crews testified in front of the US Senators about his sexual assault experience and was lauded by his fellow actors for standing up and bringing to light his Me Too story. His Brooklyn Nine-Nina star Andy Samberg said he and others who appear on the show are in awe of their fellow cast […]

Saudi Arabia seeks to criminalise sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia seeks to criminalise sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia is preparing to outlaw sexual harassment, officials said Tuesday, less than a month before the conservative kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on women driving.The kingdom’s Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, approved a draft law on Monday which would introduce a prison term of up to five years and a penalty of 300,000 […]

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Desk Report: Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday, in an apparent divergence from the White House line. Trump ─ who was infamously caught on tape boasting about groping women ─ has faced more than a dozen allegations of […]

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

‘Sex education can help teens delay onset of sexual activity’

In most countries in the world, the act of sex is a forbidden topic, a taboo of sorts that discourages conversation; consequently, these countries suffer because of the severe lack of awareness which leads to societal harm. Recent stats released by the Malaysian government that recorded 174 baby dumping cases, has raised the issue of […]

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

UNITED NATIONS:  Pakistan, on Tuesday, called on the international community to convert political-will into practical action to end conflict-related sexual violence that poses a threat to world peace and security. “The world has watched in horror as several state and non-state actors have employed rape and sexual abuse as a deliberate policy to subdue and […]