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Anurag Kashyap accused of sexual harassment

BOLLYWOOD: Filmfare award winner, Gangs of Wasseypur director, Anurag Kashyap has been accused of sexual harassment. Alleged in an interview and subsequently shared via social media, Payal Ghosh spoke about the director’s unwanted advances during the shooting of Bombay Velvet,. @anuragkashyap72 has forced himself on me and extremely badly. @PMOIndia @narendramodi ...

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Fresh #MeToo Charge Against Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: 2018 saw the rise of the #MeToo movement in Bollywood which was inspired by a global campaign against sexual harassment. Director Sajid Khan was accused of sexual assault by a number of actresses and journalists. After two years, Indian model Dimple Paul has broken her silence and shared her ...

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Harvey Weinstein victims to receive $19M payout

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock (8488464i) Harvey Weinstein Time and Punishment: A Town Hall Discussion with JAY Z and Harvey Weinstein, New York, USA - 08 Mar 2017

NEW YORK: Women who suffered sexual misconduct and workplace harassment by convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein are set to receive almost $19 million as part of a class action lawsuit, New York’s attorney general announced Tuesday. The payments, which need to be approved by two courts, are the result of a ...

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Bollywood #MeToo accused back at work

BOLLYWOOD: A year after Bollywood followed Hollywood by naming male predators accused of sexual harassment, many women say they have suffered while alleged perpetrators are back in the limelight. In the US, #MeToo triggered the downfall of powerbrokers including Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Brett Ratner. Victims were hailed as ...

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Death penalty for 16 who set Bangladeshi student on fire

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court has sentenced 16 people to death for the murder of a student set on fire after accusing her teacher of sexual harassment. Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, died in April in Feni, a small town some 160km (100 miles) outside the capital Dhaka. Among those found guilty ...

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Shilpa Shinde blames CINTAA for not getting work

BOLLYWOOD actor Shilpa Shinde, who had accused a producer of sexual harassment, recently blamed Cine and TV Artistes Association for not getting good offers in television industry. CINTAA has now termed her claims as ‘baseless’, saying they don’t have time to ‘make efforts to sabotage anyone’s career.’ According to a ...

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Demi Moore says she was raped at 15

HOLLYWOOD star Demi Moore‘s long-awaited memoir ‘Inside Out’ is being released this month, in which the actress has shared some harrowing details about her personal life and career. In an interview with The New York Times, she said: “It’s exciting, and yet I feel very vulnerable. There is no cover ...

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Women in gaming open up about sexual assault in the industry

LONDON: Ever since the MeToo movement started, more and more women from across various professions and walks of life have come forward with their own stories of sexual assault and harassment. Now it appears it might just be the video game industry’s turn in the spotlight. The floodgates opened when ...

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Law student accuses politician of sexual harassment, goes missing

SHAHJAHANPUR: Three days after an LLM student of SS Law College from Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India accused former union minister and BJP leader,, of harassment and “destroying the lives of several girls”, she has gone missing from her college hostel. According to a report in CNN News18, the girl accused ...

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Emma Watson launches sexual harassment helpline

LONDON: “Women need to know their rights if sexual harassment at work is to stop,” actress Emma Watson said on Monday as she launched a legal advice line for victims in Britain. The service will give advice on what constitutes sexual harassment; how to bring a grievance or claim at ...

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