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Indian Court Rejects M.J. Akbar’s Defamation Claim in #MeToo Case

Indian Court Rejects M.J. Akbar's Defamation Claim in #MeToo Case

Indian Court Rejects M.J. Akbar’s Defamation Claim in #MeToo Case Indian Court Rejects M.J. Akbar’s Defamation Claim in #MeToo Case NEW DELHI — A court in New Delhi on Wednesday acquitted an Indian journalist of defamation after she accused M.J. Akbar, a prominent former government minister and newspaper editor, of sexual harassment, a dispute widely seen as a barometer of …

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Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France

Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France

Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France PARIS — The testimonies have surfaced by the hundreds. “I was 8, I was abused by my uncle,” read one post on Twitter. “My father, from 7 to 14 years old,” another tweet said. “It was supposed to be a …

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He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court.

He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court.

He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court. He Qian Said #MeToo. Now She’s Being Punished in a Chinese Court. More than two years ago, He Qian, a former journalist in China, came forward with accusations of sexual assault against a well-known reporter. Her story circulated widely on the internet, helping give force to China’s burgeoning …

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Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law Iran May Pass #MeToo Law After a decade of deliberation, Iran’s government approved a bill on Sunday that criminalizes violence and sexual misconduct against women and specifies punishments for perpetrators. The decision to move ahead with the bill — which, if approved, will be the first law of its kind in Iran’s penal code — …

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case

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Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case Egypt Court Sentences Ex-Student to 3 Years in #MeToo Case CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted a former student at an elite university of sexual misconduct charges and sentenced him to three years in prison, the first conviction in a case that has fueled the #MeToo movement …

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Aydin Aghdashloo, Under #MeToo Cloud, Faces Art World Repercussions

Aydin Aghdashloo, Under #MeToo Cloud, Faces Art World Repercussions

Aydin Aghdashloo, Under #MeToo Cloud, Faces Art World Repercussions Aydin Aghdashloo, Under #MeToo Cloud, Faces Art World Repercussions Representatives of Mr. Aghdashloo and his daughter did not respond to emailed requests for comment. Mr. Aghdashloo’s supporters, including some of his former students, have taken to social media to reject the allegations and recount positive memories of their experience in his …

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On #MeToo anniversary, leaders say focus is on inequality women Tarana Burke Violence movement World

Racial Injustice MeToo Anniversary

On #MeToo anniversary, leaders say focus is on inequality women Tarana Burke Violence movement World On #MeToo anniversary, leaders say focus is on inequality women Tarana Burke Violence movement World It predates the moment that most people know — when the #MeToo hashtag went viral three years ago on Oct. 15, 2017, sparking a global conversation about sexual harassment and …

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For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment

For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment

For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment Nannies, cooks, construction workers, farmhands and other women who are primarily employed in India’s informal jobs sector are still routinely sexually harassed and abused at work because a groundbreaking federal law is rarely enforced, a study has found. …

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The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement

The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement

The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement The 22-Year-Old Force Behind Egypt’s Growing #MeToo Movement Ms. Ashraf’s bold page offered a new way. “It was so wonderful,” she recalled, sitting in her family home. “A lot of the girls who got in touch said ‘I can’t believe I’m finally being heard.’ Even though it was a dark time, here …

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Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor

Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor

Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor SEOUL, South Korea — Seoul City Hall officials said on Wednesday that they would create a joint fact-finding team with women’s groups and legal and human rights experts to investigate accusations that Mayor Park Won-soon had sexually abused a secretary for four years. The …

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