User: ssurekha Topic: sexual harassment
Category: women
Last updated: Aug 15 2018 03:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Pennsylvania report details decades of sexual abuse by priests 15.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through "the weaponization of faith" and a systematic cover-up campaign by their bishops, the state attorney general said on ...
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British actress can sue Weinstein for sex trafficking: U.S. judge 15.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a U.S. lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
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1575 Minor Victims Of Sex Abuse Stay At Child Care Institutions: Centre 15.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that 1,575 minors, who were victims of sexual abuse, and 189 victims of pornography were living in 9,589 child care institutions across the country.
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Supreme Court Expresses Concern Over Sexual Abuse Of Children In Shelters 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today expressed concern over sexual abuse of children living in shelter homes across the country and asked the centre what action was being taken in the cases of 1,575 minor victims.
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Yet Another Case Of Alleged Sex Assault Of Women At Bihar Short Stay 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Close on the heels of the Muzaffarpur shelter home rape scandal rocking the state, another case of alleged sexual harassment of women at a short stay home in Bihar's Hajipur has come to light with the...
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Harvey Weinstein must face British actress's sex trafficking lawsuit 14.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
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Harvey Weinstein must face British actress's sex trafficking lawsuit, judge rules 14.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein must face a civil lawsuit by a British actress who has accused him of violating sex trafficking laws by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet in Manhattan on Tuesday denied Weinstein's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, which was filed last year by Kadian Noble. The judge said that while the case was "not an archetypal sex trafficking action, the allegations plausibly establish" that Weinstein violated the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Lawyers for Weinstein and Noble could not immediately be reached for comment. Noble is one of more than 70 women, mostly young actresses and other women employed in the movie business, who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct, including rape, in a series of incidents dating back decades. Weinstein , who was one of the most powerful figures in Hollywood before the accusations surfaced in October, is separately facing criminal rape ...
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Bhopal Rape Accused Who Ran Private Hostel Got Rs 6 Lakh From Government 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Ashwini Sharma, the main accused in the sexual abuse case involving four women and the director of a private hostel in Bhopal where they stayed, received a grant of Rs 6 lakh from the Madhya Pradesh...
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Thane Man Gets 7-Year Jail For Sexually Assaulting Minor Girl 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A Thane court has sentenced a 27-year-old man to seven years' rigorous imprisonment for molesting a minor girl in Thane district in Maharashtra. District Judge P P Jadhav pronounced the accused,...
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Ghaziabad techie alleges sexual harassment by 43 colleagues in Noida IT office 14.8.2018 Zee News : States
The complainant has named at least 21 people in the FIR filed at the Sector 58 Police Station in Noida.
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Companies to disclose sexual harassment cases in annual report: Government 14.8.2018 Zee News : India National
In order to ensure women safety at workplaces in private sectors, the Ministry of Women and Child had requested the Minister for Corporate Affairs to mandate the disclosure regarding the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in the Directors Report of every company. 
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On Bihar Rapes, Arrest Warrant Against Child Protection Officer's Wife 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Child Protection Officer Ravi Roshan's wife Shobha Kumari Singh had reportedly revealed the name and pictures of one of the minor victims on social media.
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Amnesty scheme won't include rape, murder, terror convicts 13.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Prisoners convicted of murder, rape, corruption, and terror cases will not be released as part of an amnesty scheme announced by the government for the year-long celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, beginning October 2. The Centre has conveyed the guidelines for the amnesty of prisoners to all states, making it clear that the remission is not to be granted to persons convicted in an offence for which the sentence is a death penalty or where a death sentence has been commuted to life imprisonment. Those convicted for counterfeiting currency notes (FICN), child sexual abuse, Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956, drug trafficking, money laundering and involvement in black money transactions will also not be eligible for release under the scheme. The guidelines lay out eligibility for women, transgender, and male convicts to be released across the country in three phases on October 2, 2018, April 6, 2019, and October 2, 2019. Those eligible to be released under the amnesty ...
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Disclosure of compliance under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act in the Annual Reports of Private companies now made Mandatory: Ministry of Corporate Affairs amends the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014. 13.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In order to ensure safe workplaces for Women in the private sector, the Ministry of Women and Child had requested Hon’ble Minister for Corporate Affairs to mandate the disclosure regarding implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act in the Directors Report of every company.
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2 Kerala Priests Accused Of Raping, Blackmailing Woman Surrender 13.8.2018 NDTV News - South
Two of the four Kerala priests, accused of raping and blackmailing a woman for several years, surrendered before a local court today.
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Minor Girl Alleges Sexual Harassment By Teacher In Delhi 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A minor girl has alleged that she was sexually harassed by a teacher in west Delhi's Naraina, police said today.
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Man Commits Suicide In Police Station, Relatives Allege Custodial Torture 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A man who was brought to Bagh police station in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district in connection with an eve-teasing case, allegedly hung himself in the bathroom there, police said today.
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Telangana MP's son arrested for sexual harassment 12.8.2018 Sify Finance
Telangana Police on Sunday arrested Rajya Sabha MP D. Srinivas' son D. Sanjay on charges of sexually harassing students of his college.
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Bihar Shelter Rape: Brajesh Thakur's Son Released After CBI Interrogation 12.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The CBI today released from its custody Rahul Anand, son of prime accused in shelter home sex scandal Brajesh Thakur.
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After day-long interrogation, CBI detains Brajesh Thakur`s son Rahul Anand 11.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The CBI team, which had reached Thakur's Sahu Road residence at around 9 am, left at around 8 pm with his son Rahul Anand.
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