Saturday, 17 November 2018

Tag Archives: sexual assault

Alok Nath accused of sexual assault

BOLLYWOOD: A veteran TV writer-producer has accused actor Alok Nath, known for his “sanskaari” on-screen image, of sexually violating her almost two decades ago. Reacting to the allegations, the Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) has decided to send Nath a show-cause notice. “I have waited for this moment to come ...

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I’m a victim of sexual assault and rape: White House adviser

WASHINGTON: Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said that she was the victim of sexual assault and that women who survive such experiences should be heard. “I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Conway told CNN while defending the Supreme ...

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Was raped at 16 but remained silent: Padma Lakshmi

HOLLYWOOD: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi recently talked about being sexually assaulted to explain why women choose to remain silent about their ordeal. In an op-ed in the New York Times, the American author shares details about being sexually assaulted at the age of seven and raped by her then-boyfriend ...

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Fines for sex harassment on streets are approved in France

AP: French lawmakers gave final passage Wednesday to a bill that expands the criminal definition of child rape and outlaws sex harassment on the street, measures the government described as a signal of deep social change. The legislation approved in the lower house of the French parliament classifies relations between ...

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Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano “exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise,” ...

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Anger Erupts in Spain Over 5 Men Cleared Of Rape Charges

PHOTO: AFP MADRID: Protests have erupted across Spain following a court’s decision to clear five men of rape charges. The men, who have been dubbed ‘La Manada’ or ‘The Wolf Pack’ by Spanish media are accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman during the 2016 San Fermin running of the ...

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Indian court convicts popular of raping teenage devotee

Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police at Jodhpur airport in Jodhpur in 2013. The verdict against 77-year-old Bapu was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan state because of fears that his followers may resort to violence. (AP) NEW DELHI: ...

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