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Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan says she was ousted after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparity
Entertainment

Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan says she was ousted after complaining about sexual harassment and pay disparity

Deborah Dugan's complaint includes gender pay disparity issues along with an accusation that ex-CEO Neil Portnow sexually assaulted a female recording artist

'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan
India

'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan

However, the practice is not just limited to India, many other countries in the world including developed nations like the United Kingdom (UK) continue to see the prevalence of this ritual, which violates human rights and is a direct attack on the sexual-autonomy of a woman.

Mohammed Shami charged by Kolkata Police in dowry and sexual harassment cases weeks before World Cup in England
First Cricket News

Mohammed Shami charged by Kolkata Police in dowry and sexual harassment cases weeks before World Cup in England

Shami's wife Hasin Jahan had accused the cricketer of sexual offences and domestic violence in March last year after exposing his extra-marital affair in public.

Donald Trump accused of forcefully kissing 43-year-old who worked on his 2016 presidential campaign; woman files case
World

Donald Trump accused of forcefully kissing 43-year-old who worked on his 2016 presidential campaign; woman files case

Alva Johnson said in the lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Florida’s Middle District, that the alleged incident was “part of a pattern of predatory and harassing behaviour towards women” by Trump.

Kerala Muslim cleric booked for sexually assaulting 15-year-old; accused lured her to Vithura forest, says police
India

Kerala Muslim cleric booked for sexually assaulting 15-year-old; accused lured her to Vithura forest, says police

The incident in Kerala came to light after a group of local women confronted the cleric after seeing him with the school-going girl in the forest.

Who killed Neetu Shukla? A deep dive into a suicide-murder case from Uttar Pradesh's hinterland
India

Who killed Neetu Shukla? A deep dive into a suicide-murder case from Uttar Pradesh's hinterland

This is the story of Neetu Shukla, a young and ambitious working woman, a favoured bread-winner of the family, who eventually paid the price for being a young, ambitious working woman, with her life.

After MeToo, 80% men are overly cautious while interacting with women colleagues: Report
Business

After MeToo, 80% men are overly cautious while interacting with women colleagues: Report

The study found that close to 80 percent of the respondents said fear of losing their career, family reputation, social stigma, and scepticism could be some of the reasons for the victims not reporting the cases earlier

BJP sacks Uttarakhand party unit general secretary Sanjay Kumar over sexual harassment allegations
Politics

BJP sacks Uttarakhand party unit general secretary Sanjay Kumar over sexual harassment allegations

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday removed its Uttarakhand organisation general secretary Sanjay Kumar from his post after a woman party worker accuses him of sexual harassment.

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani criminal defamation case to be heard on 18 October; MEA junior minister set to record statement
India

MJ Akbar-Priya Ramani criminal defamation case to be heard on 18 October; MEA junior minister set to record statement

The hearing in the private criminal defamation case filed by Union minister MJ Akbar on Monday against journalist Priya Ramani has not been listed for Tuesday, as reported earlier. The case will be heard by the Patiala House court in Delhi on 18 October at 2 pm

Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar calls allegations 'fabricated and baseless', Zika virus toll reaches 60; top stories of the day
India

Daily Bulletin: MJ Akbar calls allegations 'fabricated and baseless', Zika virus toll reaches 60; top stories of the day

Union minister MJ Akbar terms allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by several women as "false, fabricated and deeply distressing", Zika virus toll reaches 60 in Rajasthan; and other top stories of the day

MJ Akbar denies 'false and fabricated' sexual misconduct charges, to take legal action; no clarity on resignation yet
India

MJ Akbar denies 'false and fabricated' sexual misconduct charges, to take legal action; no clarity on resignation yet

In his statement, MJ Akbar individually referred to some of the women who accused him of sexual misconduct, questioning why they had made the 'wild and baseless' allegations ahead of the general elections.

Smriti Irani dodges questions on MJ Akbar, says 'concerned gentleman' better equipped to issue statement on matter
India

Smriti Irani dodges questions on MJ Akbar, says 'concerned gentleman' better equipped to issue statement on matter

Smriti Irani's statement came after, several political parties, including the Congress, AIMIM, SP and Communist Party of India (Marxist) demanded Akbar's resignation.

Noida woman assaults 13-year-old boy with hot tongs for resisting sexual advance; accused absconding
India

Noida woman assaults 13-year-old boy with hot tongs for resisting sexual advance; accused absconding

The accused Noida woman, who is absconding, has also been booked under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

CBS chief Leslie Moonves leaves company after sexual misconduct allegations; company to donate $20mn to #MeToo movement
World

CBS chief Leslie Moonves leaves company after sexual misconduct allegations; company to donate $20mn to #MeToo movement

Moonves's departure had been widely expected, with US media reporting that the terms of his exit had been under negotiation for weeks, and a deal had been anticipated before markets open Monday.

CBS negotiating CEO Les Moonves' exit amid settlement of legal dispute over company's control
Business

CBS negotiating CEO Les Moonves' exit amid settlement of legal dispute over company's control

Media company CBS Corp's board is in talks with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Les Moonves to negotiate his exit, according to several media reports.

Surat Police summons ex-Gujarat MLA Jayanti Bhanushali in rape case filed against him last week
India

Surat Police summons ex-Gujarat MLA Jayanti Bhanushali in rape case filed against him last week

Former Gujarat BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali has been asked to appear before a police team in connection with a rape case against him

ACJ sexual harassment case: Artists unite to defend cultural space headed by Sadanand Menon
India

ACJ sexual harassment case: Artists unite to defend cultural space headed by Sadanand Menon

After consecutive statements by the management of the Asian College of Journalism, Chennai and its current batch students; regarding sexual harassment charges against professor Sadanand Menon; a group of artists has also now issued a statement to defend the '"liberal" artistic performing space called Spaces.

Japan's female journalists unite to fight sexual harassment, form group to expose abuse at work
World

Japan's female journalists unite to fight sexual harassment, form group to expose abuse at work

Many female journalists in Japan said on Tuesday that they were teaming up to fight sexual harassment in the media industry as it is believed to be widespread in the country. The #MeToo movement has been slow to take off in Japan.

Delhi Development Authority sexual harassment case forwarded to internal complaints committee
India

Delhi Development Authority sexual harassment case forwarded to internal complaints committee

Delhi development authority had alleged sexual harassment by four fellow employees, the housing authority