After two years in detention, independent Chinese journalist and labour activist to face trial this week

Huang Xueqin, an independent journalist, helped spark China’s first #MeToo case in 2018 when she helped a graduate student go public with accusations against her PhD supervisor.

published on : 19th September 2023

Another one bites the dust

The sentencing of American actor Danny Masterson goes beyond the drama of a headline. It sounds like the body count of each man falling, paying the price for arrogance.

published on : 17th September 2023

'I apologise to his victims': Japan's most successful boyband agency admits founder's sexual abuse

Over the years, aspiring boyband idols collectively dubbed "Johnny's Jrs" sought his tutelage, and the panel estimated that at least "a few hundred" of them had been victimised.

published on : 7th September 2023

President of Japanese boy band company resigns and apologizes for late uncle's sexual abuse

The news conference was the first since several people came forward this year, alleging they were sexually assaulted by Kitagawa.

published on : 7th September 2023

Minister Sandeep Singh assault case: Victim was at crime scene for over an hour, charge sheet says

The case stems from allegations of sexual assault made by a junior athletic coach from Haryana against the BJP leader.

published on : 6th September 2023

Accusers in Japanese boy band producer's sex scandal say they hope for apology, compensation

They say producer Johnny Kitagawa sexually preyed on young dancers and singers for decades, having them stay at his luxury home, handing them cash and leveraging promises of potential fame.

published on : 4th September 2023

CIA stairwell attack opens up flood of sexual misconduct complaints at spy agency

The 39-year-old former U.S. Navy intelligence officer has remained on the job for more than a year since the woman reported the assault to the CIA and nine months since his accuser reported him.

published on : 25th August 2023

Taiwan amends laws on sexual harassment after recent #MeToo wave

Taiwan's #MeToo movement was reignited in May when a young woman who worked for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party accused film director Hsueh Chao-hui of groping her and making sexual advances.

published on : 1st August 2023

Prosecutor says Kevin Spacey used celebrity status for 'opportunity grab' described by accusers

The two-time Oscar winner long had benefited from a "trinity of protection," knowing that men he attacked would not complain.

published on : 19th July 2023

Former teen performers accuse an agent of sexual assault. They're hoping it's Japan's #MeToo moment

At least a dozen other men have come forward this year to say they were sexually assaulted as teenagers by boy band impresario Johnny Kitagawa, who died in 2019.

published on : 13th July 2023

Taiwan's #MeToo movement is making a resurgence as accusations hit politics, TV and schools

In the past month, people have stepped forward with accusations, leading to criminal investigations, resignations at different levels of government and a society-wide discussion on gender norms.

published on : 11th July 2023

Actor Kevin Spacey faces trial in London over sexual assault cases

The charges involving men now in their 30s or 40s date from 2001 to 2013 - covering most of the decade when he lived in Britain and served as artistic director of the Old Vic Theatre until 2015.

published on : 28th June 2023

Top French court drops rape case against Filmmaker Luc Besson

Prosecutors dropped the case in February 2019 citing a lack of evidence

published on : 21st June 2023

Bill Cosby sued by 9 more women in Nevada for alleged decades-old sexual assaults

The 85-year-old former "Cosby Show" star has now been accused of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by more than 60 women.

published on : 15th June 2023

# MeToo accused Brij Bhushan holds rally in Gonda, says will contest 2024 Lok Sabha polls

The rally was a show of strength by Singh, who had to earlier postpone a Jan Chetna Maharally rally in Ayodhya on June 5.

published on : 11th June 2023