Tag: Sexual Harassment

'MeToo' movement: NCW urges women to lodge written complaints

New Delhi: Breaking its silence on sexual harassment cases emerging from the Indian entertainment and media industry under the “MeToo” movement, the NCW on Wednesday appealed to the affected women to lodge written complaints and assured of all possible help. “The National Commission for Women (NCW) has noticed that in many such cases, victims do […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
#MeToo storm: Two AIB executives 'step away', Hrithik says punish offenders

Mumbai: As the Indian entertainment industry continues to grapple with the #MeToo storm, actor Nana Patekar on Monday maintained that “truth will remain the truth”, Tanmay Bhat and Gursimran Khamba of comedy collective AIB “stepped away” from their positions, and Hrithik Roshan — the star of Vikas Bahl’s “Super 30” — said “all proven offenders […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
I support Tanushree: Chitrangada Singh

Mumbai: Actress Chitrangada Singh has come out in support of actress Tanushree Dutta, who has accused actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of their 2008 film “Horn Ok Pleassss”. Asked about the MeToo movement gaining momentum in Bollywood, Chitrangada said: “Indian society is very different from Western society. That’s why I […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Cine, TV artists association condemns Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment

Mumbai: After Tanushree Dutta accused actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, the Cine & TV Artists Association (CINTAA) strongly condemned any act that outrages the modesty of any individual. A statement released on Tuesday said: “CINTAA strongly condemns any act that outrages the modesty of any individual and any form of sexual harassment is unacceptable […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
College Girl Raped By Teacher
Woman harassed, taunted in train for wearing jeans; victim posts video

Kolkata: A young woman, travelling in a suburban train in Kolkata along with her friend, was harassed by fellow passengers who threatened and intimidated her and pulled her up for her dress. The couple later lodged a complaint with the Government Railway Police. “Yes we have received a complaint against unknown persons. We are trying […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
UN condemns harassment of Russian women at World Cup

Rio De Janeiro: The UN Women’s office here has released videos condemning sexual harassment of Russian women by Brazilian men at the ongoing FIFA World Cup. “It is unacceptable the deliberate intention of some Brazilian fans to sexually harass women during the World Cup, using embarrassment, deception, and thus violating the human rights of women,” […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Morgan Freeman accused of sexual harassment by 8 women

Los Angeles: Legendary actor Morgan Freeman, 80, has been accused of sexual harassment by eight women. He has denied it saying he has never intended to make anyone uncomfortable. A CNN report has quoted multiple women, including journalists, describing troubling incidents throughout the Oscar winning actor’s career that spans nearly five decades. In all, 16 […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Salman Khan condemns child abuse and sexual harassment

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Tuesday said people need to stand up against barbaric incidents like the Kathua and Unnao rape and murder. The actor who was present at the trailer launch of his upcoming film “Race 3” was asked about his opinion on the recent incidents of child abuse and harassment that has […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Urine filled balloons thrown at women in Delhi

New Delhi: A day ahead of Holi, the Delhi Police received two more sexual harassment complaints where urine filled balloons were thrown at women. At 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, an 18-year-old Delhi University student was walking alone to her house in Amar Colony when two bike-borne persons threw a balloon at her. “The balloon hit […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Para swimmer Karmakar suspended for 3 years on sexual harassment charges

Bengaluru: Veteran para swimmer Prasanta Karmakar was on Thursday slapped with a three-year suspension by the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for alleged harassing of female swimmers during the National Para Swimming Championship in Jaipur last year. According to the PCI, the Arjuna Award winner was making video records of female swimmers during the event […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Watson donates 1 mn pounds for victims of sexual harassment

London: Actress Emma Watson donated a million pounds to a new fund that aims to provide support for those affected by sexual harassment. Actors Tom Hiddleston and Keira Knightley are also among the names listed on the official ‘Go Fund Me’ site with each donating 10,000 pounds, reports dailymail.co.uk. Other donations include 500 pounds from […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Delhi government failed to ensure women security in three years: Swaraj India

New Delhi: In the wake of sexual harassment of a Delhi University student in a bus, Swaraj India on Tuesday accused the AAP government of “failure” to ensure security for women in three years of its rule in Delhi. “The sexual harassment of a female student in a cluster bus shows that the Delhi government’s […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Jeetendra faces sexual harassment charges from cousin

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra was on Wednesday accused of sexually harassing his cousin, who has come forward to file a police complaint 47 years after the alleged incident. Jeetendra has dubbed the charges as “baseless”, and a “miserable effort by a jealous competitor to disrupt his business activities”. Jeetendra, whose real name is Ravi […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
US House passes bill to address sexual harassment in Congress

Washington: The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a legislation that would reform the way lawmakers’ offices handle sexual harassment cases, the media reported. The bill passed on Tuesday evening, born in the wake of the #MeToo movement, would overhaul aspects of the Congressional Accountability Act, the decades-old law that put in place the system […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
UK universities accused of complacency over sexual misconduct

London: UK universities have been accused of complacent and inadequate response to sexual harassment and gender violence after a media investigation found inconsistencies in the support and services offered to victims across the country. The criticism by sexual violence campaigners and the National Union of Students (NUS) came after responses to freedom of information (FoI) […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021