Saturday, 21 April 2018

Tag Archives: sexual abuse

#MeToo debate dominates Berlin film festival opening

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BERLIN: Acclaimed US director Wes Anderson’s new animated feature “Isle of Dogs” will on Thursday kick off the Berlin film festival, which is set to be rocked by aftershocks of the #MeToo movement. With the global cinema industry in turmoil over allegations of rampant sexual misconduct, the 11-day event will ...

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Sexual assault case filed against actor Jeetendra

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BOLLYWOOD: A case of sexual complaint has been filed against veteran actor Jeetendra by his cousin who has claimed that the Bollywood actor had sexually abused her when she was 18 years old. According to his cousin, the alleged case of sexual harassment happened when she was 18 years old ...

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Outrage after Mehwish Hayat posted a photograph on social media

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LOLLYWOOD: Some people are not happy with Mehwish Hayat after she shared a photograph on social media while wearing bomber jacket with skin tight bottoms, as they slut shamed her for ‘indecency’. The Pakistan film actor was called with inappropriate names by the moral police in the comments section of ...

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Indian Girl Who Went to Watch Padmaavat Raped Inside Cinema

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HYDERABAD: A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man inside a movie theatre in Hyderabad. The man has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody. According to ANI, the rape survivor became friends with the accused through social media. On Monday, they went to watch Bollywood blockbuster Padmaavat in ...

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Priyanka sheds light on child marriage and rapes in India

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BOLLYWOOD: Along with ruling Bollywood and making her presence felt in Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra is also a philanthropist and is seen actively campaigning for social causes especially those related to women. As a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, she is seen touring the world for change and is often spotted in the ...

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US doctor gets 175 years in jail for abusing more than 150 girls

US doctor gets 175 years in jail for abusing more than 150 girls

LANSING, Michigan: A former USA Gymnastics team doctor has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing over 150 young girls under the guise of medical treatment. More than 150 women and girls accused Larry Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse dating back two decades. ...

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15-year-old Pakistani girl accuses father of repeated rape

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RAWALPINDI: New Town police on Friday arrested a resident of Katarian, Rawalpindi, Pakistan for allegedly repeatedly raping his 15-year-old daughter. The man’s wife told the police that her husband used to rape their daughter but the young girl had kept quiet out of fear. According to the wife, she previously suspected ...

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Why Bollywood actress will not speak up about abuse

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BOLLYWOOD: Actress Nimrat Kaur says the legal system does not ensure full support for women to fearlessly come out with their stories Why are Bollywood actresses not naming and shaming their sexual assaulters and harassers as openly as their Hollywood counterparts? Actress Nimrat Kaur says before women are questioned about ...

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Pope seeks forgiveness for sex abuse scandals

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SANTIAGO: Pope Francis opened his visit to Chile by asking forgiveness for child sexual abuse scandals that have rocked the Catholic Church in the South American country. “I cannot begin to express the pain and shame that I feel over the irreparable harm caused to children on the part of ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

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KARACHI: Three prominent Pakistani women have added their voices to the #MeToo movement in the wake of the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in a city in the east of the country last week. Model and event manager Frieha Altaf, actress Nadia Jamil and fashion designer Maheen Khan ...

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