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Retail tycoon Philip Green charged in US with spanking pilates teacher

The charges carry a sentence of up to 30 days in jail and a US$500 fine.

PKR hopes police probe against Sg Siput MP will be ‘fair...

Party promises to take disciplinary action if police investigations find the allegations are true.

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.

Women’s groups tell PKR to probe Kesavan over sexual harassment claim

Joint Action Group for Gender Equality says party should take allegations seriously and launch own probe as current laws are not adequate.

I did it to protect students, says Malaysian sexually harassed at...

She is disappointed that the married tutor, who was teaching part-time at Prince Philip Dental Hospital, was reemployed after she finished her studies.

Former aide accuses PKR MP of sexual harassment

The woman, who claims to be a former research officer and branch treasurer, says this has been going on for five months since December last year

1 in 3 female lawyers sexually harassed, report finds

A recent global survey conducted by the International Bar Association showed that one in three female attorneys have been sexually harassed at work, with half of the surveyed amount being bullied.

Bulgarian boxer suspended in California for kissing broadcaster

Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev, alias 'The Cobra', faces suspension over a month for inappropriately touching a female broadcaster's face and kissing her during a post-fight interview.

Sexual harassment case against India top judge dismissed

Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is free now from a sexual harassment complaint after a Supreme Court panel concludes it lacked substance.

Bangladesh girl burned to death on teacher’s order

Police said Friday that one of the 17 people arrested in connection with her death had accused the school's principal of ordering the attack.

Rights groups condemn Saudi over trial of women activists

Some detainees were allegedly tortured and sexually harassed during interrogation, following their arrest in a sweeping crackdown on campaigners.

Nike women clear first hurdle in lawsuit over gender pay gap

The four former employees accuse Nike of mistreating women by relying on their salary history in setting their starting pay, marginalising their performance to stifle their career growth, and largely ignoring sexual harassment.

Indian journalist condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online

Journalist Barkha Dutt claimed that Twitter blocked her account after she posted details of the men who harassed her online.

Men also face sexual harassment at workplace, says Yeoh

Many shy away from reporting because they fear no one will believe them, says the deputy minister.

Sexual harassment bill deferred pending study

The ministry in charge says consultations underway with NGOs and victims of sexual harassment.

Close the door, cover up, and you’re safe, says Year 3...

They call for the government's immediate intervention, while a think tank head says the screenshot of the book justifies 'victim-blaming' on girls.

Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Weinstein dismissed

Ashley Judd claims that the Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in violation of a California law.

One year on, Time’s Up movement has taken shape, but more...

Time's Up has raised more than US$22 million, which has helped more than 4,000 people who have reported sexual harassment in the workplace.

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.

Uber aims to shed troubled past in pre-IPO peace-making bonanza

As Uber races against smaller rival Lyft Inc. to stage one of the largest IPOs of all time, its lawyers have been making peace over high-profile disputes left and right.

Sexual harassment in the sky: Hong Kong flight attendants fight back

Female cabin crew mentions how they had been harassed not only by passengers but also by colleagues.

Time for specific law to deal with sexual harassment, says UN...

Marcelo Suazo says it is obvious there is severe under-reporting of such cases in Malaysia, which masks the true scale of the problem.

UNAIDS plagued by ‘failed’ leadership

An expert report found the agency's leaders systematically failed to address bullying, abuse and sexual harassment.

Government to shorten investigation period for sexual harassment in civil service

Deputy minister Hannah Yeoh says her ministry is also looking to revamp existing SOP to ensure that all sexual harassment reports go to the integrity unit of public agencies.