Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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Supermodel Amna Babar uncovers incident of harassment

LAHORE: Pakistani supermodel Amna Barber had shared her tortuous experience of harassment by random boys yesterday on the streets of Lahore during the daytime. Amna had shared the photos of those boys on her Instagram account and one boy is seen using the middle finger to The Lux style award winner. Here is ...

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Mehwish Hayat talks about sexual harassment

LOLLYWOOD: Mehwish Hayat is one of Pakistan’s leading actors; she has been acting since she was a child and has managed to garner a huge fan following worldwide, because of her bold personality and phenomenal acting skills. In a recent interview with Wajahat Saeed Khan, the Actor In Law star shared ...

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Court issues notice to Meesha Shafi

LOLLYWOOD: A Session Court in Lahore has restrained Meesha Shafi from using inappropriate language against Ali Zafar besides serving notice on her in connection with the defamation case filed by Ali Zafar. Defamation case filed by Ali Zafar against Meesha Shafi came up for hearing before Session Court in Lahore. ...

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Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment claims

HOLLYWOOD: Octogenarian Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman apologised Thursday after a report of multiple sexual harassment accusations, making the actor the latest high-profile figure to face allegations of misconduct in the #MeToo era. Sixteen people – eight of whom say they were victims – described to CNN a range of troubling behavior ...

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Meesha Shafi receives support from #MeToo campaigner

Getty Images HOLLYWOOD/LOLLYWOOD: Meesha Shafi’s explosive accusation of sexual harassment against Pakistan’s popular singer-actor Ali Zafar has propelled a sort of #MeToo movement in Pakistan with more women coming forward to share their own stories of harassment and abuse. One of the pioneers of the #MeToo movement in Hollywood and ...

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Ali Zafar denies allegations of harassment by Meesha Shafi

LAHORE: The all time favourite Pakistani singer, model and actor Ali Zafar has denied all claims of harassment lodged by Meesha Shafi against him on Thursday. Ali in a Tweet said, “I categorically deny any and all claims of harassment lodged against me by Ms Shafi.” He further said, “I intend to take this through the ...

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Shenaz Treasury speaks up on harassment in Bollywood

BOLLYWOOD: The Harvey Weinstein scandal shook the entertainment industry – not just Hollywood but Bollywood too. In an interview with Hindustan Times, Shenaz Treasury of “Delhi Belly” (2011) fame has spoken up about how sexual exploitation in return for work needs to stop. The actor, who was seen in the ...

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Margot pledges support to anti-harassment campaign

LOS ANGELES: Margot Robbie has thrown her support behind a new manti-harassment capaign. The 27-year-old actress has become the latest big-name celebrity to pledge her support to Time’s Up by sharing an image on her Instagram account of an open letter written in the US newspaper that calls on women ...

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Online abuse silences women and girls, fuels violence, survey shows

LONDON: Pervasive online abuse and harassment pressure women and girls into censoring themselves on social media and fuel gender-based discrimination and violence, rights groups said. About one in four women in Britain, the United States and six other countries said in a survey they had experienced online abuse or harassment. ...

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Angelina Jolie urges UN to crack down on sexual violence

LONDON: Angelina Jolie has urged United Nations peacekeepers to crack down on sexual violence. The 42-year-old actress referenced the recent sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood – which have seen several big-names, including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey accused of sexual harassment – in a forceful speech in which she called ...

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