Misogyny

Former Fox News contributor who settled sexual harassment lawsuit breaks confidentiality agreement

A former Fox News contributor who reached a $2.5 settlement with the network after she accused an executive of sexual assault broke what she said …

Rupert Murdoch

Another NBC Host Was Accused Of Sexual Harassment—But The Network Made It Go Away

NBC paid a producer a settlement after she accused longtime host Chris Matthews of sexual harassment almost two decades ago, according to Fox …

Matt Lauer

Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - Is Singapore Feeling The Weinstein Effect?

In recent months, movie producer Harvey Weinstein’s abysmal fall from grace after high profile actresses, including megastars Angeline Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow, spoke out again him for his predatory behaviour, has sparked revelations by many other women about sexual misconduct by men in powerful …

The Workplace

Father of murdered Obaida turns down Dh600,000 blood money

The father of eight-year-old Obaida Al Aqrabawi, who was raped and murdered by a Jordanian man in May last year, has refused to accept Dh600,000 …

United Arab Emirates

Man wanted after alleged sexual assault of two teens

Toronto police have issued an alert following the alleged sexual assault of two teens in the Regent Park area.<p>Police say that two teens, one 17 and …

Crime

Gretchen Carlson To Former Fox Colleague Bill O’Reilly: “Who Are U Fooling?”

Gretchen Carlson, the former <i>Fox & Friends</i> co-host whose sexual harassment lawsuit against honcho Roger Ailes set off a domino reaction of allegations …

TV

Nelly Plans To Sue The Woman Who Accused Him Of Rape

<i>Photo Credit: Getty Images</i>Nelly was hit with a major blow to his reputation after a Washington woman accused him of rape last month. Now that she has …

Women of Color

Rep. Kihuen won't run for re-election amid sexual harassment allegations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen has announced he won't run for re-election amid a House Ethics Committee investigation into allegations that he sexually harassed two women.<p>"I want to state clearly again that I deny the allegations in question," the Nevada congressman said in a …

Government

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray accused of sexual assault by former intern

A woman who interned for Wyoming’s Secretary of State Ed Murray said he sexually assaulted her more than 35 years ago.<p>Tatiana Maxwell, of Boulder, Colo., wrote in a Facebook post Monday that the Republican secretary of state wrestled her to the ground, lifted up her shirt and ejaculated on her …

U.S. Politics

Resources for victims of sexual misconduct

Victims of sexual misconduct are sometimes at a loss about where to turn for help — and that can hurt at a time when they most need it. For someone …

Salma Hayek

AFL club official investigated over sexual harassment

An AFL club official is being investigated in regards to an alleged case of sexual harassment.<p>The complaint was made under the league's recently …

AFL

21st Century Fox Clarifies Rupert Murdoch’s ‘Nonsense’ Remark About Fox News Sexual Harassment

21st Century Fox was put on the defensive Saturday by the backlash to Rupert Murdoch’s remark in an interview suggesting that he viewed the sexual …

Celebrity News

Chief magistrate accused of rape

Jeanne-Marié Versluis<p>Bloemfontein’s chief magistrate has been accused of rape – but the video that can allegedly prove this has been deleted, and …

Corruption

Canadian women's gymnastics coach with multiple offences including sexual assault, sexual exploitation

SARNIA, Ont. — Dave Brubaker, the women’s national team director of Gymnastics Canada, faces multiple sex-related charges.<p>Sarnia Police said in a …

Crime

Female Democrat accused of sexual harassment drops out of Congressional race

A Kansas woman who was running for U.S. Congress has ended her campaign amid allegations that she sexually harassed and fired a male employee several …

Democratic Party

Rupert Murdoch Called Fox News Sexual Harassment Allegations “All Nonsense” And Female Employees Fired Back

Before men like Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer were accused of sexual harassment and assault, there was Roger Ailes, but Rupert Murdoch doesn’t think much of the accusations of sexual harassment that drove the Fox News chief from the company and which continue to spill out of Fox’s newsrooms. In …

Celebrity News

Fox seeks to quell uproar over Rupert Murdoch's comments about sexual harassment

21st Century Fox Saturday sought to tamp down a furor over Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch's comments that downplayed the magnitude of the sexual …

Rupert Murdoch

Ryan Zinke Fires 4 Department Of Interior Employees For Harassment

"Intimidation, harassment and discrimination is a cancer to any organization," he said.<p>Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke fired four senior staffers at the Department of the Interior for inappropriate conduct in response to a bombshell employee survey revealing widespread harassment within the …

Ryan Zinke

U.N. appalled at 30-year sentence for woman under El Salvador abortion law

"It is absolutely astounding, astonishing, appalling that these women are in essence being convicted of having a miscarriage."<p>GENEVA, Dec 15 …

Rights & Freedoms

This Stillbirth Case In El Salvador Is Forcing A Woman To Spend The Next 20 Years In Prison

In the country of El Salvador, abortion has been strictly illegal since 1998, meaning nearly a whole generation of El Salvadoran women have been …

El Salvador

Kentucky reeling from sexual assault, harassment accusations

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As sexual assault and harassment allegations sweep through statehouses around the country, no place has been impacted quite like Kentucky: A state forced to confront its past salacious behavior in the midst of an historic transition to Republican rule.<p>Kentucky's GOP House …

Matt Bevin

NYPD creates team to handle high-profile sexual assault allegations

The NYPD has created a specialized team to handle high-profile sexual assault accusations.<p>Police officials say the team deployed within the Special …

Russell Simmons

‘A case is a case’: For some lawyers, defending rape is a business with ethical dilemmas

“But, Milord,” Shrey Sharawat thumped the long, wide table separating the judge from the rest of the courtroom, “If a seven-year-old child is …

New Delhi

U.K. surgeon who etched his initials on patients’ livers is convicted of assault

LONDON—A prominent British surgeon who etched his initials onto the livers of two patients, in a case that shocked many with its audacity, has been …

Medicine

‘Love’ Magazine’s 2017 Advent Calendar Called ‘Misogynistic’ And ‘Unnecessary’

Day 14 of <i>Love</i> magazine’s annual advent calendar features model Jasmine Sanders and has some readers crying foul.<p>While Jasmine looks amazing as always …

Entertainment

Centre should have consulted Muslims on triple talaq law, says AIMPLB

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) said on Friday that the Centre should have consulted Muslims before it approved a draft law under …

Sushma Swaraj

Let us join hands to stop FGM and make motherhood safe for all Kenyan women

The practice also contravenes the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Rights & Freedoms

Why Criminalising Triple Talaq is Unnecessary Overkill

Can triple talaq, at best a civil wrong, come under the purview of criminal law?<p>Criminal law is the most direct expression of the relationship …

British Philosophy

Member Centre Members - The RCMP's major sexual assault case review; the fight over gene-drive tech

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RCMP

Bronx Councilman Investigated for Sexual Harassment

The New York City Council is probing a sexual-harassment complaint brought by a council aide against Bronx lawmaker Andy King, according to a person familiar with the matter.<p>The Council’s Ethics and Standards Committee met in lower Manhattan on Friday afternoon to hold a hearing and formally begin …