Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: Silent

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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11-year-old Indian girl repeatedly gang-raped

(File/PTI) CHANNAI: The girl was lured with soft drinks laced with drugs, then later kept silent with weapons and threats, according to police. Repeatedly, over several months, authorities said, more than a dozen men raped and molested the 11-year-old, who lived with her parents in a gated community in the ...

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Pakistani Celebrity add voices to #MeToo movement

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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Olympian says she was paid to stay silent over sexual abuse

Olympic medallist McKayla Maroney has alleged that USA Gymnastics paid her to sign a non-disclosure financial settlement to remain silent over the sexual abuse she suffered by team doctor Larry Nassar. In a lawsuit filed on Wednesday against the governing body, Maroney’s attorney, John Manly, called the confidentiality agreement “hypocritical, ...

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Big Ben to Go Silent for Four Years

LONDON: As one of the UK’s most photographed spots, a trip to London isn’t complete without a visit to the city’s iconic bell tower. However as of next week, the famous chimes of Big Ben will be silenced for four years. The final chimes will ring on Monday 21 August, ...

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