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Malkovich returns to London stage as disgraced producer in Mamet play

American actor John Malkovich returns to London’s West End to take on a 'very challenging' role of a disgraced Hollywood film mogul in a new play by David Mamet.

French #MeToo founder sued for slander by man she accused

Sandra Muller, who founded France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men, is being sued for defamation.

Weinstein accusers poised to see first compensation as trial looms

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has reached a tentative settlement with women who filed civil suits against the disgraced film mogul for sexual harassment, but the multi-million-dollar deal will not forestall his criminal trial.

Global community pledges US$363 million to combat sexual violence

21 donor countries pledged US$363 million to combat sexual and gender-based violence in humanitarian crises.

Record number of attacks on gays in France

The number of assaults jump 66% over 2017, with a spike towards the end of the year when a case a day was being reported to the group.

Female shows take TV by storm

Inspired by the #MeToo movement, Hollywood is improving for women.

New York philanthropist accused of sexual harassment

6 women say Michael Steinhardt asked them for sex on multiple occasions, and often remarked on their physiques or sex lives.

‘Intimacy coordinators’ key for filming intimate scenes

'The Deuce' was the first to hire Alicia Rodis, the very first 'intimacy coordinator' for television.

Top #MeToo advocate quits after her son is accused of assault

Chief Executive Officer of Time's Up, Lisa Borders left the organisation because her son was accused of sexual misconduct.

Statue of US sailor kissing nurse vandalised with #MeToo

The vandalism is believed to have been committed the day after the death of the sailor in the iconic photo, George Mendonsa.

S.Korean women’s activists slam wife of politician in #MeToo case

Min Joo-won is the wife of former presidential contender Ahn Hee-jung, jailed for repeatedly raping his female aide, Kim Ji-eun.

German director defends horror flick against #MeToo criticism

Akin insists the ultra-violent new picture aims to grant 'dignity' to both the killer and the slain women.

Former S.Korea presidential hopeful jailed in #MeToo case

Ahn was accused by his former female secretary of raping her several times between 2017 and February last year.

S.Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

#MeToo movement sweeps across South Korea as accusations on powerful men are flooding the country.

Oscars race kicks into high gear with nominations reveal

All will be revealed on Tuesday morning before dawn in Los Angeles, when the nominations for the Oscars are unveiled, just over a month before they are distributed.

#MeToo’s Asia Argento to model in Paris fashion show

The 43-year-old, who helped start the #MeToo movement by accusing Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape, will lead out Antonio Grimaldi's spring summer collection.

Sony Music drops US singer R. Kelly

While Variety and Billboard reported the breakup, Sony Music did not immediately confirm it when contacted by AFP.

Gillette tackles toxic masculinity with new campaign

Gillette wants men to be the best versions of themselves with its latest campaign.

Third Women’s March approaches, with movement divided

The third edition of the protest will bring tens of thousands of Americans into the streets.

Lingerie looks for new bottom line after #MeToo

Aubade, one of France's leading lingerie brands, does not shy away from sex in its advertising.

Japan magazine apologises for women’s university ‘sex listing’

The article describes a practice called 'gyaranomi' or drinking parties that male participants pay women to attend.

American photographer Bruce Weber faces new accusations of harassment

Weber had been accused of molesting Jason Boyce in December 2014.

Weinstein back in court seeking dismissal of sex assault case

Weinstein is still facing five counts over an alleged rape in March 2013 and a forced act of oral sex in 2006.

Shock waves of #MeToo reach the City of London

Deloitte alone reveals it had fired 20 of its partners in Britain over the last four years for bullying and sexual harassment.

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