Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

It is high time that we girls speak up and say, it’s not okay: Vidya

BOLLYWOOD Actress Vidya Balan is known for her impeccable acting skills and versatile choice of roles. Her next film “Tumhari Sulu” in which she is essaying the role of the housewife turned radio jockey looks very promising. In her conversation with the leading indian newspaper, she says “I have changed ...

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Ivanka Trump: Sexual harassment should never be tolerated

TOKYO: Sexual harassment of women should “never be tolerated”, Ivanka Trump told an audience in Tokyo on Friday, calling for women to be treated with greater respect at work. The speech came as global headlines are dominated by sexual harassment claims against prominent men in entertainment and politics. The new ...

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Canadian actress sues Weinstein

OTTAWA: A Canadian actress sued disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for two alleged sexual assaults in Toronto in 2000, her lawyer said. The woman, identified only as “Jane Doe” in documents filed with the Ontario Superior Court and cited by the Toronto media, is also suing Miramax, The Walt Disney ...

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PM May Demands End to Sexual Harassment at Top of Politics

LONDON: Theresa May said sexual harassment among top politicians can’t be tolerated any longer as she battles to control the fallout from claims of inappropriate behavior in Parliament. The U.K. prime minister proposed a set of rules to protect staff and colleagues of lawmakers, and ordered an inquiry into a ...

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Kangana Ranaut: I am prepared for all fights that come my way

MUMBAI: National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut says she will continue to speak out on gender issues. #Metoo is a global campaign on social media, with women from different quarters and corners of the world sharing their tryst with sexual harassment. Kangana said in a statement: “It’s a deliberate stand that ...

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Los Angeles police open Weinstein sex assault investigation

Detectives have interviewed a possible victim who recently reported she was sexually assaulted by the film mogul, police spokesman Sal Ramirez said. He said he could not answer any questions about where the incident took place or when the woman was interviewed by detectives. The Los Angeles Times reported the ...

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Twitter steps up fight against sexual harassment

LONDON: Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal. The rules will come into force in the coming weeks, Twitter said in a statement late Tuesday, after company co-founder Jack Dorsey on ...

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Me Too: Alyssa elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

NEW YORK: Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ...

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France to impose instant fines for street harassment of women

PARIS: A new law will impose on-the-spot fines for harassment of women in the streets of France, a minister said, as the sex scandal engulfing Hollywood honcho Harvey Weinstein encouraged French women to tell their stories. The legislation is being piloted by 34-year-old Marlene Schiappa, a feminist and early supporter ...

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