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#MeToo landmark moment, Harvey Weinstein faces rape trial in New York

#MeToo landmark moment, Harvey Weinstein faces rape trial in New York

The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein begins in Manhattan on Monday, a landmark event following a barrage of accusations against the former movie mogul that helped launch the #MeToo movement

Japanese journalist wins damages in high-profile lawsuit over alleged rape

Japanese journalist wins damages in high-profile lawsuit over alleged rape

Japanese journalist Shiori Ito on Wednesday won her civil lawsuit seeking damages from a prominent reporter who she said had raped her, a verdict welcomed by women's rights advocates

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn 2018 Pennsylvania sex assault conviction

Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn 2018 Pennsylvania sex assault conviction

Bill Cosby lost his appeal to overturn his 2018 sexual assault conviction on Tuesday when a Pennsylvania appeals court rejected his lawyers' argument

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment

Protests erupt in India after top judge cleared of sexual harassment

Dozens of protesters gathered outside India's Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a panel of judges dismissed a sexual harassment complaint against the chief justice, carrying placards demanding a new and impartial investigation.

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.

Indian minister calls allegations of sexual misconduct "baseless"

Indian minister calls allegations of sexual misconduct "baseless"

Indian minister M.J. Akbar described multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him as "wild and baseless" on Sunday and added he plans to take legal action against the women who have made the accusations.

Bollywood director denies #MeToo claims, threatens filmmakers

Bollywood director denies #MeToo claims, threatens filmmakers

A prominent Bollywood director accused of sexual harassment denied the allegations Wednesday as he threatened to sue two fellow filmmakers for defamation over the case which has helped fuel India's #MeToo movement.

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

Frenchman in Nobel scandal jailed for 2 years for rape

A Swedish court on Monday sentenced a Frenchman at the heart of a Nobel scandal to two years in jail for rape in a scandal that emerged during the #MeToo campaign.

S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

S Korea vows tougher laws on sexual abuse amid #MeToo wave

South Korea vowed on Thursday to strengthen laws against sexual assault and implement measures to reduce harassment as the #MeToo campaign sweeps the country ...

Time magazine names #MeToo 'silence breakers' as person of the year

Time magazine names #MeToo 'silence breakers' as person of the year

Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday.

Ex-ministers’ use of embassies for private missions banned

Ex-ministers’ use of embassies for private missions banned

Former ministers including Tony Blair have been banned from using British embassy resources for free to aid their private commercial work.