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New videos of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai emerge but global outcry grows
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New videos of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai emerge but global outcry grows

Following a global outcry, including from tennis superstars and the United Nations, Chinese state media have released footage purporting to show all is well with Peng

China's #MeToo scandal: Tennis, sex and politics combine as Peng Shuai accuses ex-vice premier of sexual assault
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China's #MeToo scandal: Tennis, sex and politics combine as Peng Shuai accuses ex-vice premier of sexual assault

Peng is a former top-ranked doubles player, taking 23 tour-level doubles titles, including Grand Slams at Wimbledon in 2013 and the French Open in 2014.

Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter
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Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter

“When Bill Cosby was released, it retraumatized me, it terrified me. I was really horrified for any woman or girl that would come into contact with him," says the accuser.

#MeToo movement for Black women: Why R Kelly's conviction upholds intersectional justice for sexual assault survivors
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#MeToo movement for Black women: Why R Kelly's conviction upholds intersectional justice for sexual assault survivors

R Kelly’s case has been widely viewed as a crucial moment for the #MeToo movement, serving as the first high-profile trial since the national reckoning around sexual misconduct to feature a powerful man whose victims were primarily Black women

The Morning Show Season 2 review: As bingeable and divisive as its predecessor
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The Morning Show Season 2 review: As bingeable and divisive as its predecessor

Season 2 sees the show tackling COVID-19, racism at the workplace, and several other red-button issues, with characteristic verve and energy. However, the old ‘both-sideism’ problem continues to affect The Morning Show.

Explained: Why Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned amid Andrew Cuomo scandal
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Explained: Why Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned amid Andrew Cuomo scandal

Tina Tchen said she's "spent a career fighting for positive change for women" but was no longer the right person to lead the #MeToo-era organisation

R Kelly goes under trial in Brooklyn court over racketeering and sexual abuse allegations
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R Kelly goes under trial in Brooklyn court over racketeering and sexual abuse allegations

An anonymous jury made up of seven men and five women have been sworn in to hear the R Kelly case on Wednesday.

For #MeToo attorneys representing survivors, pandemic year is the biggest they have had
Lifestyle

For #MeToo attorneys representing survivors, pandemic year is the biggest they have had

When the Harvey Weinstein revelations erupted in October 2017, launching the reckoning that became known as the #MeToo movement, it caused a "sea change", Debra Katz says.

#MeToo activists worry acquittal of Bill Cosby could wither movement's hard-won momentum
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#MeToo activists worry acquittal of Bill Cosby could wither movement's hard-won momentum

When America watched Bill Cosby — once 'America’s Dad' — go off to prison nearly three years ago, it was perhaps the most stunning development yet of the nascent #MeToo movement, which had emerged in late 2017 with allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Sri Lanka's #MeToo wave begins from newsrooms as journalists speak up about sexual harassment at work
Lifestyle

Sri Lanka's #MeToo wave begins from newsrooms as journalists speak up about sexual harassment at work

The flood of claims began after journalist Sarah Kellapatha tweeted last week that a male colleague had threatened to rape her while working at an unnamed newspaper from 2010-17.

Mumbai model registers FIR against photographer over sexual assualt; investigation underway
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Mumbai model registers FIR against photographer over sexual assualt; investigation underway

The 28-year-old model has registered a case against the photographer and eight others for assault at Mumbai's Bandra Police Station

Danny Masterson's accuser testifies against actor, recounts details of sexual assault
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Danny Masterson's accuser testifies against actor, recounts details of sexual assault

At Danny Masterson's case trial, a woman revealed that the actor had allegedly assaulted her when she was not in a fully conscious state

How a rise in TV adaptations has enabled diverse voices, overlooked writers to take centre stage
Arts & Culture

How a rise in TV adaptations has enabled diverse voices, overlooked writers to take centre stage

While the entertainment industry was born hungry for adaptations — a 1908 version of The Count of Monte Cristo is early proof — today’s beneficiaries include writers of color, those in the LGBTQ community and women.

MJ Akbar files appeal against Priya Ramani's acquittal; Delhi HC says it will call for trial court records
India

MJ Akbar files appeal against Priya Ramani's acquittal; Delhi HC says it will call for trial court records

Akbar's appeal against Ramani's acquittal has been listed for hearing on 11 August.

New York Times journalists, who won Pulitzers for Harvey Weinstein investigation, to release book on reporting
Arts & Culture

New York Times journalists, who won Pulitzers for Harvey Weinstein investigation, to release book on reporting

Chasing the Truth: A Young Journalist’s Guide to Investigative Reporting, by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, will be published on 14 September by Philomel, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers.

In Kuwait, women denounce harassment as Instagram page sparks country's #MeToo movement
World

In Kuwait, women denounce harassment as Instagram page sparks country's #MeToo movement

In recent weeks, a growing number of women have broken taboos to speak out about the scourge of harassment and violence that plagues the Gulf nation’s streets, highways and malls, in an echo of the global #MeToo movement.

Three years after #MeToo, a new initiative focuses on creating safe spaces for Black survivors
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Three years after #MeToo, a new initiative focuses on creating safe spaces for Black survivors

Tarana Burke is part of a new initiative — called We, As Ourselves — in which three prominent groups are focusing on those survivors, who she says often feel that #MeToo has passed them by.

US court approves settlement deal in James Franco sexual misconduct suit
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US court approves settlement deal in James Franco sexual misconduct suit

James Franco's former acting students Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, who first filed the lawsuit in 2019, have agreed to drop their individual claims under the agreement, according to the court filing.

Olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou adds voice to #MeToo movement
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Olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou adds voice to #MeToo movement

Sofia Bekatarou said she hoped the reaction marked a turning point for Greek society, which often seems resigned to official cronyism and impunity.

Asia Argento accuses Rob Cohen of sexual assault; The Fast and the Furious director denies allegation
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Asia Argento accuses Rob Cohen of sexual assault; The Fast and the Furious director denies allegation

Rob Cohen's spokesperson denied Asia Argento's sexual abuse claims and termed them as 'absolutely false'