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R Kelly arrested on child pornography charges

He has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct

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July 12, 2019

 

In pictures: On Women’s Day, posters at the Aurat March said everything you wish you could

The march took place at and around Frere Hall on Friday

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March 9, 2019

 

International Women’s Day: How the #MeToo Movement became the voice of change in Pakistan

Here is a list of milestones the movement has accomplished in Pakistan

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March 8, 2019

 

Preity Zinta apologises for #MeToo comments

Says she is a huge supporter of the movement

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November 22, 2018

 

Olympic taekwondo champion banned for life in abuse case

Steven Lopez has been deemed “permanently ineligible” from future competition in a ruling made by the center on Thursday following a four-month investigation

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September 8, 2018

 

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment accusations

Octogenarian Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman apologized Thursday after a report of multiple sexual harassment accusations, making the actor the latest high-profile figure to face allegations of misconduct in the #MeToo era. Sixteen people — eight of whom say they were victims — described to CNN a range of troubling behavior by Freeman on production sets or…

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May 25, 2018

 

#SpeakUp: Student against sending teacher on forced leave

A student, who said she faced harassment at Karachi University, demanded the teacher accused of misconduct be dismissed from service. “The others will follow suit unless the professor is sacked by the university despite the availability of so much evidence is available against the teacher,” said the student while talking to Samaa Sunday. On Sunday,…

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March 19, 2018

 

You responded to #SpeakUp: ‘Make this part of #MeToo’

One of our viewers, Arifa Ghaffar, writes: I am a Pakistani Canadian who has been living here for the last 23 years. Although I have seen lot of bad things happen in Pakistan since I left, this campaign really is one of the best things that has happened there. I think it is about time…

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March 19, 2018

 

Politicians pledge to raise voice against harassment – Watch

While speaking in Samaa’s special transmission on the issue of harassment in Karachi University, politicians promised to play their role effectively in the legislation to counter harassment in education institutions. Watch their views…

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March 19, 2018

 

Accused teacher to be sent on forced leave if charges proved: Dr. Jamil Kazmi

KARACHI: The Karachi University teacher accused by students of harassment will be sent on forced leave if allegations made against him were proven true, said Dr. Jamil Kazmi, the KU Teachers Society President. While speaking in Samaa’s three hour long especial transmission ‘Bolo, Daro Mat’ on the issue of harassment, the teacher shared progress in…

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March 18, 2018

 

New York sues Weinstein Co., Harvey Weinstein over sexual misconduct

NEW YORK: New York’s attorney general sued the Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein on Sunday alleging years of sexual harassment and misconduct by the movie producer, in a move that could jeopardize talks on a potential sale of the studio, reported Reuters. Weinstein, co-founder of the Miramax studio, was one of Hollywood’s most influential men…

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February 12, 2018

 

Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault; says he believed it was “consensual”

NEWS DESK: Golden Globe award-winning comedian and writer Aziz Ansari has been accused of sexual misconduct by a woman who claims she went on a date with him in 2017, reported The Independent. An article in Babe reports the 23-year-old photographer, named only as “Grace” to protect her anonymity, describing in uncomfortable detail an encounter…

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January 15, 2018

 

Hollywood stars declare war on sexual misconduct at Globes

NEWS DESK: Hollywood spoke with one voice at the Golden Globes on Sunday to declare war on the film industry’s culture of sexual harassment and abuse, as it kicked off its annual awards season on a rare serious note, reported AFP. Crime drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri” was the big winner of the night…

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January 8, 2018

 

US chief justice orders review of sexual harassment standards in judiciary

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said on Sunday he would launch a review in 2018 of how the federal judiciary handles…

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January 1, 2018

 

Women accusers should be heard, even if Trump is target: US ambassador to UN

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump participate in a session on reforming the United Nations at UN Headquarters in New York, U.S., September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON: Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that any woman who has…

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December 11, 2017

 

Sexual harassment charges force US Senator, Representative to step down

U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday, a day after a majority of his Democratic Senate colleagues called for him to step down following a string of sexual misconduct allegations against him. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). WASHINGTON: U.S. Democratic Senator Al Franken announced his resignation on Thursday after facing a series…

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December 8, 2017

 

Comedian John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment claim

FILE PHOTO: 69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 17/09/2017 – John Oliver accepts the award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni NEW YORK: Comedian John Oliver confronted Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman on stage about a sexual harassment accusation, offering an…

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December 6, 2017

 

Networks sack TV host Charlie Rose over sexual misconduct claims

NEW YORK: Charlie Rose, one of America’s most well-respected television news hosts, was sacked Tuesday by several US networks, becoming the latest powerful man to fall from grace following allegations of sexual misconduct. It was a stunning blow for the 75-year-old award-winning broadcaster who has interviewed the likes of Nelson Mandela, Bill Clinton and Barack…

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November 22, 2017

 

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party’s Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago, reported Reuters. Beverly Young Nelson said Moore sexually assaulted her…

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November 14, 2017

 

Another woman says Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was a minor

NEWS DESK: Another woman has accused Roy Moore, a Senate candidate in Alabama, of sexually abusing her when she was a minor, reported The Independent. Beverly Young Nelson claims Mr Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16. The Alabama resident, now 56, says Mr Moore was 39 years old and working as a district…

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November 14, 2017

 

Gal Gadot to ‘quit’ Wonder Woman sequel if Brett Ratner stays on as producer

NEWS DESK: Gal Gadot, the star of hit DC film Wonder Woman, is reportedly refusing to return for the sequel unless Warner Bros fully severs ties with producer Brett Ratner who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment, reported The Independent. While previously announced that Ratner is to part ways with the studio while the accusations…

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November 13, 2017

 
 
 
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