“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.
The earlier Bombay HC verdict had said that groping a minor's breast without "skin to skin contact" cannot be termed as sexual assault as defined under the POCSO Act
"Write the tale that scares you, that makes you feel uncertain, that isn't comfortable," Michaela Coel said in her acceptance speech, dedicating her award to survivors of sexual assault.
India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan
Among states, UP reported the maximum of 3,779 murder cases, followed by Bihar with 3,150 cases, in Maharashtra 2,163 cases were registered, the data showed
A total of 3,71,503 cases of crime against women were registered during 2020, showing a decline of 8.3 percent over 2019
Troubles mount for Britain's Prince Andrew as he's served with legal papers in sexual assault lawsuit
A woman has alleged that the prince forced her to have unwanted sexual intercourse at the London home of Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and friend of late financier Jeffrey Epstein
LA judge rejects sexual assault account in indictment of Harvey Weinstein, says its outside statute of limitations
While the count is a small part of the case, dismissing it removes one of five accusers from Harvey Weinstein’s forthcoming trial.
No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse
POCSO Act was amended in order to make it more effective in dealing with cases of child sex abuse in the country and notified on 6 August, 2019 and made effective from 16 August, 2019
Bumble's community will receive up to six therapy sessions and one-to-one chat support with the Bloom team, alongside Bloom’s library of resources.
The judge agreed with Harvey Weinstein's defense attorneys that a count alleging sexual battery by restraint in May of 2010 was too old, and outside the statute of limitations.
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.
'Good lessons for prosecutors and hard lessons for survivors': Outcomes of revoking Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction
The upturning of Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction illustrates the need for legal agreements that are “open, fair, and transparent.”
Explained: Why Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction was revoked by US court three years after he was found guilty
Here's all you need to know about Bill Cosby's trial and background on the nonprosecution agreement that set him free
As a generation of thinkers grapples with notions of consent, an observation of the word's travels, its odd, nagging magnetism
Recent novels, philosophical inquiries, young adult and romance fiction, films and television shows join a robust literature from the fields of feminist and disability studies to ask who and what the term “consent” excludes today.
In the 500-page order, the court has observed that the Investigating Officer (Crime Branch officer Sunita Sawant) did not conduct investigation on vital points of the eight-year-old case
In the #MeToo era, as more people have been turning to civil courts with accounts of sexual assault, judges are increasingly being asked to weigh the strong desire of many accusers to maintain their anonymity.
The LA judge ordered Danny Masterson to trial on three counts of rape by force or fear, charges that could get him up to 45 years in prison.
Esmé Bianco says that Marilyn Manson violated human trafficking law by bringing her to California from England under false pretences of roles in music videos and movies
Armie Hammer is under investigation for sexual assault, confirms LA Police; actor's attorney denies allegation
The complainant claims that in 2017, Armie Hammer raped her for four hours, slammed her head against a wall and committed other violent acts against her
Madhur Mittal asked people to “not jump to conclusions” about him through the many “one-sided reports”