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WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai
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WTA still 'deeply concerned' over tennis star Peng Shuai

WTA chairman Steve Simon "has reached out to Peng Shuai via various communication channels. He has sent her two emails, to which it was clear her responses were influenced by others," she said

Panamanian football coach Kenneth Zseremeta denies accusations of sexually abusing Venezuelan players
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Panamanian football coach Kenneth Zseremeta denies accusations of sexually abusing Venezuelan players

Earlier this week, 24 Venezuelan players including Atletico Madrid's Deyna Castellanos posted a statement on social media denouncing Panamanian coach Kenneth Zseremeta

Football Australia to investigate claims of sexual harassment raised by former members of senior women's team
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Football Australia to investigate claims of sexual harassment raised by former members of senior women's team

Star striker Lisa De Vanna, who earned 150 caps for Australia before her retirement last month, said she was regularly subject to predatory behaviour early in her career.

US football star Alex Morgan slams National Women's Soccer League's handling of sexual harassment claims
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US football star Alex Morgan slams National Women's Soccer League's handling of sexual harassment claims

Morgan's comments come in the wake of The Athletic's reporting last week detailing alleged sexual misconduct by former National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) coach Paul Riley, spanning multiple teams and leagues since 2010.

India recorded 77 rape cases, 80 murders daily in 2020, says NCRB report; crimes against women highest in Rajasthan
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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

Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra
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Shilpa Shetty denies being aware of Hotshots app in chargesheet filed against Raj Kundra

"I was too busy with work, did not know what Raj Kundra was up to," said the #ShilpaShetty's statement, which is a part of the 1,400-page charge sheet filed by the Mumbai Police

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB
India

Crimes against women, children drop in 2020 but disobedience cases up, says NCRB

A total of 3,71,503 cases of crime against women were registered during 2020, showing a decline of 8.3 percent over 2019

Kathy Hochul to become New York's first female governor as Andrew Cuomo prepones exit
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Kathy Hochul to become New York's first female governor as Andrew Cuomo prepones exit

Kathy Hochul also faces questions about whether she'll change the culture of governance in New York, following an Andrew Cuomo administration that favoured force over charm

No lowering of age limit to 16 from 18 for serious POCSO cases: What it means, challenges of preventing child sexual abuse
India

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

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

Switzerland's Bejart Ballet Lausanne company faces probe over allegations of drug abuse and harassment
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Switzerland's Bejart Ballet Lausanne company faces probe over allegations of drug abuse and harassment

Swiss public broadcaster RTS reported that a number of unidentified former members of the Bejart Ballet Lausanne (BBL) company had written to the foundation, describing the "omnipresence of drugs, nepotism, as well as psychological and sexual harassment".

'Felt justified in demanding justice': Sex attack survivors praise British TV series I May Destroy You
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'Felt justified in demanding justice': Sex attack survivors praise British TV series I May Destroy You

The show, nominated for several of the UK's prestigious Bafta TV awards handed out Sunday, chronicles a successful young black blogger and novelist piecing together details of the attack she suffered while at a London bar with friends.

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
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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
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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.

'Sex for job' scam: Karnataka Police registers case of extortion, conspiracy on BJP MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi's complaint
India

'Sex for job' scam: Karnataka Police registers case of extortion, conspiracy on BJP MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi's complaint

In his plaint, the former water resources minister stated that someone had conspired to end his political career and to blackmail him by 'creating' a fake CD (video)

IC submits findings in Dhrupad Sansthan sexual harassment cases; Bhopal-based institute may temporarily close
India

IC submits findings in Dhrupad Sansthan sexual harassment cases; Bhopal-based institute may temporarily close

The committee looking into the students' allegations reportedly advised the Bhopal-based Sansthan, founded by the Gundecha Brothers, to use the time for 'internal reflection' and for instituting wide-ranging corrective measures.

Through two contradicting accounts, HBO's Allen V Farrow indicates how power dynamics shapes popular narrative
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Through two contradicting accounts, HBO's Allen V Farrow indicates how power dynamics shapes popular narrative

While Allen V Farrow sides unequivocally with Mia Farrow, it's Woody Allen's story that reinforces norms of power.