Sexual harassment

Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Stories of sexual abuse pour out on social media #MeToo

Celebrities and everyday people flooded social media with pers

Oct 17, 2017, 07:57 AM IST
#MeToo goes viral as women around the world raise voice against sexual harassment

#MeToo goes viral as women around the world raise voice against sexual harassment

Social media is flooded with posts with the hashtag #MeToo. Wondering what it is?

Oct 16, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, trial to begin on November 21

Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, trial to begin on November 21

Journalist Tarun Tejpal was on Thursday charged with rape, sexual harassment and wrongful restraint by a Goa court.

Sep 28, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Men can also be raped, states PIL; Delhi HC issues notice to Centre

Men can also be raped, states PIL; Delhi HC issues notice to Centre

The petitioner asserted that the existing provisions recognise only a man as the perpetrator and the woman as a victim of rape.

Sep 28, 2017, 10:05 AM IST
Depression more severe in those who are sexually harassed by co-workers

Depression more severe in those who are sexually harassed by co-workers

Researchers from National Research Center for Work Environment (NRCWE) in Denmark found that compared to employees not exposed to sexual harassment, those harassed by clients or customers scored 2.05 points higher on the Major Depression Inventory (MDI).

Sep 25, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Framing of charges in Tarun Tejpal rape case on September 28

Framing of charges in Tarun Tejpal rape case on September 28

Tejpal`s counsel Pramod Dubey has however told reporters that Section 376 had been dropped from the list of charges. 

Sep 07, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Indian woman faces sexual harassment in Riyadh, sister seeks Sushma Swaraj's help

 The family of a woman, hailing from Hyderabad, who allegedly faced mental and sexual harassment from her employer in Saudi Arabia's Riyadh, has sought the help of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Aug 17, 2017, 09:58 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: PT teacher arrested on charge of sexual harassment of student

A physical education teacher of a government aided higher secondary school has been arrested on the charge of sexually harassing a Class 8 girl student, police said on Friday.

Aug 11, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Moroccan video sparks debate on sexual harassment

Moroccan video sparks debate on sexual harassment

The video triggered contrasting reactions on social media. Some condemned the young men, but others blamed the woman for wearing "indecent" clothes and suggested she was promiscuous.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 09:02 AM IST

Harassment complaint filed against Odia writer

 A complaint was filed on Thursday against noted Odia litterateur Haraprasad Das for sexually harassing a woman poet on social media.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
Imran Khan faces parliamentary probe into sexual harassment

Imran Khan faces parliamentary probe into sexual harassment

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, soon after the swearing-in of his Cabinet.

Aug 04, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
Congress legislator in Kerala arrested for sexual harassment, sent to judicial custody

Congress legislator in Kerala arrested for sexual harassment, sent to judicial custody

M Vincent had moved for anticipatory bail from a court here, but with his arrest taking place he will now seek bail on Monday.

Jul 22, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Congress MLA M Vincent in Kerala charged with sexual harassment, stalking

Top Congress leaders in Kerala on Friday welcomed the police probe into complaints against the first-time Congress legislator.

Jul 21, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Tarun Tejpal case: Media barred from covering proceedings until completion of trial

The Goa's Mapusa Court on Friday restricted the media from reporting proceedings of rape case accused and former Tehelka magazine editor Tarun Tejpal under Indian Penal Code (IPC) 327(3).

Jun 16, 2017, 20:32 PM IST

Doctors booked for sexually harassing medical practitioner in Bhiwandi

Police have booked three persons, including two doctors, from the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in a case of alleged sexual harassment of a medical practitioner while being operated upon at the hospital.

May 17, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Female dragonflies fake death to avoid unwanted mating

Female dragonflies fake death to avoid unwanted mating

According to Dr Rassim Khelifa, lead author of the study, said it’s the first time scientists have seen dragonflies feigning death as a means of avoiding mating.

May 01, 2017, 14:33 PM IST

Shazia Ilmi alleges harassment on social media, Delhi Police registers FIR

Delhi Police has registered a case of sexual harassment against unknown persons on a complaint by Delhi BJP leader Shazia Ilmi who alleged that she received a barrage of vulgar comments on social media.

Apr 21, 2017, 23:30 PM IST
David Schwimmer's launches a video campaign about sexual harassment

David Schwimmer's launches a video campaign about sexual harassment

David Schwimmer has launched a campaign to spread awareness about sexual harassment at the workplace.

Apr 06, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Case registered against IRMA director for sexually harassing professor

A case has been registered against the director of Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) after a professor complained of sexual harassment.

Mar 29, 2017, 11:52 AM IST