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Consent a must, says women’s group on doctor’s physical examination

All Women's Action Society cites Malaysian Medical Council guidelines covering seven types of consent in healthcare.

Mo Salah’s U-turn on teammate’s harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Mohamed Salah has been criticised for his perceived support for Amr Warda who was thrown out of the Egypt squad following sexual harassment claims before being reinstated.

Sexual harassment law urgently needed, says women’s group

A SIS spokesperson sees RM3,000 fine as too light a penalty.

Victim-blamers have empathy, but it’s mostly for perpetrators

Studies show that 'victim-blaming' among men fell when were they were asked to see a situation from a woman's perspective.

Opera’s Domingo faces sexual harassment probe, shows cancelled

Eight singers and a dancer say they were sexually harassed by Placido Domingo in incidents dating back to the 1980s.

CEOs who cheat on spouses twice as likely to cheat at...

A new study finds a strong correlation between adultery and workplace misconduct by corporate executives and financial advisers.

Najib behind sexual misconduct claims against me, says ex-minister

Former second finance minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah says Najib wanted him out of the ministry, but he chose to resign instead.

Fifa dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach

Afghanistan's women's football team was formed in 2010 but some conservative-minded Afghans still oppose women playing sports.

Actress Emma Watson launches UK sexual harassment helpline

The service will give advice on what constitutes sexual harassment; how to bring a grievance or claim at an employment tribunal, and on settlements and non-disclosure agreements.

Retract, you make men look bad, Anwar tells PKR senator

The PKR president says his party rejects the proposal by Mohd Imran Abd Hamid for a law protecting men from being seduced.

Accused Hungarian swimmer allowed to leave S.Korea

Kenderesi has admitted to 'thoughtlessly touching' a nightclub dancer but denied allegations of sexual harassment.

Hungarian swimmer arrested in Korea over alleged sexual harassment

Kenderesi, who took bronze in the men's 200m butterfly at the 2016 Rio Olympics and is the European silver medallist, denies the allegation, according to local media.

Foreign athlete arrested for suspected sexual harassment

The foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwanju is now being investigated by South Korean police.

Some cops still mocking abuse victims, complains Awam

NGO says this results in women not lodging reports when they are subject to abuse.

Indonesia pardons woman jailed after reporting harassment

President Joko Widodo has granted an amnesty to Baiq Nuril Maknun after she exhausted all other legal avenues.

Top doctors’ body calls for action against specialist who sent penis...

The Malaysian Medical Association urges authorities to conduct a thorough probe.

Lorry driver, 65, on 8 sex charges involving 12-year-old girl

The man pleaded not guilty to having sex with the girl at a car park and having a pornographic video of a girl on his phone.

After #MeToo, US women seen reporting less workplace harassment

Reports of unwanted sexual attention – such as ogling and inappropriate touching – fell to one in four last year from about two-thirds of those surveyed in 2016.

Police probe sexual harassment complaint against doctor

A rape victim seeking treatment for trauma said the doctor made sexual advances by sending chat messages and pornographic images.

Stop victim blaming says Indonesian woman heading to jail

Baiq Nuril Maknun says she is only defending her rights and her dignity as a woman.

Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman, making his third change of legal representation barely two months before his trial on sexual assault charges.

Women lawyers’ body slams organisers over response to sexual harassment claim

The Association of Women Lawyers says organisers of CLAP ’19 failed to show any compassion or empathy for the victim.

Let cops investigate, lawyer tells victim of sexual harassment

N Sivananthan says the naming and shaming of the alleged perpetrator is uncalled for pending the outcome of the investigations.

Govt launches YouTube video on sexual harassment for preschoolers

Children will be taught to detect the behaviour of sexual predators through a series of five-minute advertisements.