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Harvey Weinstein overhauling legal team as sexual assault trial looms in 60 days

Lawyer Jose Baez, known for representing high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony, told Judge James Burke in a letter last month that Weinstein has tarnished their relationship by communicating only through other lawyers and by failing to abide by a fee agreement.

Indonesian woman jailed for reporting sexual harassment to seek amnesty

The Supreme Court last week jailed Baiq Nuril Maknun, a former teacher from the island of Lombok, for six months for breaking a communications law, after she recorded lewd phone calls from the principal of the school she worked at and reported them to a colleague.


Sexual harassment case in college: Group demands principal’s suspension, members arrested and then released

Protesters were taken to the Juhu police station at 1 pm and they were released after an hour-and-a-half.

Tanushree Dutta harassment charge: Police file closure report, say ‘not enough evidence’

In March, 2008, Dutta had been contracted to shoot an “item” song for the film Horn Ok Pleassss at a studio in Goregaon with Patekar. In her complaint, Dutta alleged that Patekar, who was not part of the song, touched her inappropriately on the pretext of teaching her to dance.

‘Inconsistent and contrary to 2013 Act’: Petition challenges norms for handling sexual harassment plaints in Maharashtra district courts

The petitioner, a 39-year-old prosecutor, who had filed sexual harassment complaints against two lawyers in 2017, has said the District Court Gender Sensitisation and Internal Complaints Committee (DCGSICC) had failed to give her a “fair hearing”.

Top US cardinal accused of mishandling aide's sex abuse case

In a little more than a year, Pope Francis admitted he made "grave errors" in Chile's worst case of cover-up, an Australian cardinal was convicted of abuse and a French cardinal was convicted of failing to report a paedophile.


Faridabad ‘sexual assault’ case: Professor held

“The accused surrendered before the district court civil judge Sakshi Saini Friday, and was taken into custody by the women's police station personnel for further questioning," said police.

Sixteen women sue FBI, alleging a ‘Good Old Boy Network’ at its training academy

According to the lawsuit, male instructors at the academy in Quantico, Virginia, exposed the women to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes.

Air India pilot alleges sexual harassment against senior, airline sets up probe

The complaint filed by the pilot states that the incident allegedly took place on May 5 in Hyderabad where she was being trained by the commander where he asked her several "inappropriate questions".

Not in my name, SC citing 2003 order that was bad in law to bury report: Indira Jaising on CJI sexual harassment case

“This is a scandal. Indira Jaising v Supreme Court of India was also a case of sexual harassment by a sitting High Court of Karnataka. It is a pre-RTI case and is bad in law..." Jaisingh tweeted.

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MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.

MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.


Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.

Sexual Harassment In Workplace: Jaitley Rejects Maneka's Proposal

Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Arun Jaitley has turned down his cabinet colleague Maneka Gandhi’s request to make it mandatory for companies to reveal whether they have put in place an Internal Complaints Committee to inquire into sexual harassment complaints of women employees. In his letter, Jaitley objected to Maneka’s suggestion on the ground that […]