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Sexual Harassment

UP Police Files Chargesheet Against School Owner For Molesting Class 10 Girl Students

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.

Students Accused In Bulli Bai App Case To Remain In Police Custody Till Jan 10

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Hundreds of Muslim women were listed for "auction" on the 'Bulli Bai' mobile application with photographs sourced without permission and doctored. It has happened for the second time in less than a year. The app appeared to be a clone of Sulli Deals which triggered a similar row last year.

Settlement Between Prince Andrew Sexual Harassment Accuser And Jeffrey Epstein Released

Virginia Giuffre had accused Jeffrey Epstein of trafficking her to be the sex slave of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York from the British Royal family. The unsealing of a settlement between Epstein and her reveals she was paid $500,000 to withdraw her case.

JNU Modifies 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling Session After Flak

Dec 29, 2021 PTI

JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) in its earlier invitation on sexual harassment counselling session had mentioned: ‘girls are suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends’.

JNU Circular On Counselling Session On Sexual Harrasment Criticized By Students' Outfits

"Such a remark creates a space where harassment in such lines will become rampant and will lead to become an unsafe space for women," Ghosh said.

28 December, 2021

NCW Chairperson Seeks Withdrawal Of JNU's 'Misogynist' Circular On Sexual Harassment


Girls are 'suppose to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends,' said the circular issued by Jawaharlal Nehru University's Internal Complaints Committee.

28 December, 2021

JNU Circular: Students' Outfits Criticize Circular On Sexual Harassment Counselling For Victim Blaming


The circular issued by the internal complaints committee (ICC) of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) stated that "the girls are supposed to know how to draw a tangible line between them and their male friends".

16 December, 2021

Sex Scandal: Goa Minister Milind Naik Resigns, CM Assures Fair Probe


Milind Naik, the Urban Development minister of Goa has resigned following his name being brought up by Congress in a sexual exploitation case. CM Pramod Sawant has ensured a 'free and fair probe' in the case.

07 December, 2021

British Woman Testifies, 'Pressured Into Giving Sexual Massages To Jeffrey Epstein'

Associated Press (AP)

Ghislaine Maxwell, a woman on trial in the US is being testified against by a British woman in a follow up Jeffrey Epstein sexual harassment case. The woman said that in teenage, she was pressurised into 'giving sexual massages' to Jeffrey Epstein by the woman.

26 November, 2021

Peng Shuai Saga: Beijing's Grip On Power And Stifling Of China's #MeToo Movement

Associated Press (AP)

Peng Shuai, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, had been out of the public eye since November 2, 2021 when she penned a since-deleted social media post accusing former Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli of sexual misconduct.

25 November, 2021

Delhi Commission For Women Issues Notice To Delhi Police Seeking Arrest Of Those Who Forced Assamese Woman Into Prostitution

Outlook Web Desk

The survivor informed the panel that the two accused were running an organised racket with a nexus of clients, brokers and more than 10 women being forced into commercial sexual exploitation.


23 November, 2021

Sexually Harassed Women, Used State Staff: Investigation On Ex-New York Governor Cuomo

Associated Press (AP)

The legislative investigation has also revealed that the former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo downplayed Covid-19 numbers to look good. He had resigned following sexual harassment allegations in August 2021.

04 November, 2021

Sexual Harassment Trial Of Prince Andrew Likely To Begin In Winters Of 2022

Associated Press (AP)

Virginia Giuffre, who says sexually harassed by Prince Andrew when she was 17 with the assistance of convict Jeffrey Epstein, has been accused of seeking 'another payday' at Andrew's expense by his lawyers.

11 October, 2021

UK Police Won't Take Further Action In Prince Andrew's Sexual Assault Of Minor Case

Associated Press (AP)

Virginia Giuffre, sued Queen Elizabeth's second son, Prince Andrew. She claimed that she was trafficked by convict Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with Andrew in London when she was 17 and a minor under US Law.

30 September, 2021

Brazilian Football Head Rogerio Caboclo Suspended Amid Sexual Harassment Case

Associated Press (AP)

Caboclo's last major assignment was persuading Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to hold Copa America 2021 after Colombia and Argentina pulled out from hosting the tournament.

20 September, 2021

Bombay HC To Virtually Hear Goa Govt's Plea In Tarun Tejpal Case On Oct. 27

Outlook Web Desk

In May 2021, Tarun Tejpal, the Editor-In-Chief of Tehelka Magazine was acquitted by a sessions court in a case where he was accused of sexually harassing a female colleague.

26 August, 2021

Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Baby Sues 30 Years Later For Child Pornography; All You Need To Know

Deutsche Welle

Spencer Elden, the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana's iconic "Nevermind" album, is suing the band and Kurt Cobain's estate for child sexual exploitation.


26 August, 2021

Maharashtra: Couple Arrested For Running Sex racket In Thane

Outlook Web Bureau

A case was registered against them under Indian Penal Code Sections 370 (trafficking of person) and 34 (common intention), and relevant provisions of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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