Monday, 20 August 2018

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Lindsay Lohan apologises for #MeToo comments

HOLLYWOOD actress Lindsay Lohan has apologised for controverisal comments she made about the global #metoo movement and the ‘hurt and distress’ they may have caused. In an interview with the Times earlier this month, the star – who rose to fame as a child in the movie The Parent Trap ...

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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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We support sexual harassment: Kayseria Creative director

LOLLYWOOD: Protesters showed up at the premiere of Pakistani movie ‘Teefa in Trouble’ in Lahore yesterday, calling for a boycott of the movie, and one of the guests attending has caused a social media stir. Waleed Zaman, the creative director of Kayseria – a popular Pakistani clothing brand, was attending ...

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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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Saudi Arabia seeks to criminalise sexual harassment

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia is preparing to outlaw sexual harassment, officials said Tuesday, less than a month before the conservative kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on women driving. The kingdom’s Shura Council, which advises the cabinet, approved a draft law on Monday which would introduce a prison term of up to ...

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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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Sushmita Sen reveals incident of teenage boy misbehaving

BOLLYWOOD actress and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen opened up about being sexually harassed by a 15-year-old boy and has urged women to learn the basic self-defence moves in order to handle such incidents. While addressing a press conference, Sen stated that there is a misconception among people that because ...

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Female journalists in Japan unite to fight harassment

TOKYO: Female journalists in Japan said Tuesday they were teaming up to fight sexual harassment in the media, believed to be widespread in a country where the #MeToo movement has been slow to take off. A total of 86 women journalists have come together to form the Women in Media Network Japan (WiMN) to ...

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