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AIB co-founders asked to ‘step down’ amid sexual harassment allegations

AIB co-founders asked to ‘step down’ amid sexual harassment allegations

Trouble for All India Bakchod (AIB) arose when an array of allegations against Utsav Chakraborty – a YouTuber who was once associated with AIB – cropped up after a female Twitter user accused him of sexual harassment.According to her, Chakraborty sent nude pictures to older-aged women and harassed girls, including minors, on social media platforms.In light of this, […]

Bollywood reacts to Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment claims against Nana Patekar

Bollywood reacts to Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment claims against Nana Patekar

Bollywood celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Hansal Mehta among many others have come out in support of the Aashiq Banaya Aapne star Tanushree Dutta, who has spoken up about her sexual harassment at the hands of veteran actor Nana Patekar on a film set a decade ago.Tanushree, a former beauty queen, who had first raised the […]

Bill Cosby, in cuffs, imprisoned for up to 10 years for sexual assault

Bill Cosby, in cuffs, imprisoned for up to 10 years for sexual assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby was marched out of court in shackles on Tuesday after a judge branded him a “predator” and sentenced him to between three and 10 years in prison for sexual assault, capping the downfall of the once-beloved comedian known as “America’s Dad.”Cosby, 81, was found guilty in April of three […]

Prosecutors reject sexual abuse cases involving Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal

Prosecutors reject sexual abuse cases involving Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal

Los Angeles prosecutors said on Tuesday they did not plan to file sexual assault charges in three separate cases targeting actors Kevin Spacey, Steven Seagal and Anthony Anderson. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office told AFP that the cases involving Spacey and Seagal were not being pursued because the statute of limitations had run […]

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 […]