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Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

December 8, 2017 11:52 pm
Former US sports doctor gets 60 years over sex abuse charges

This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appearing at Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by AFP) A former US sports doctor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison over accusations of sexually assaulting female athletes […]

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Franken, Franks resign from Congress over sexual and ethical misconduct allegations

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Franken, Franks resign from Congress over sexual and ethical misconduct allegations

Two more US lawmakers in Congress, one an ardent liberal and the other a social conservative, say they will resign over allegations of ethical and sexual misconduct amid the snowballing harassment allegations convulsing the country. US Senator Al Franken, a Democratic from Minnesota, announced his resignation on Thursday after facing […]

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Al Franken, John Conyers sexual misconduct cases take new turn

December 1, 2017 5:30 pm
Al Franken, John Conyers sexual misconduct cases take new turn

Two US lawmakers in Congress are coming under increasing pressure to step down after more women have come forward to accuse them of sexual misconduct. A female war veteran says US Senator Al Franken groped her while she was deployed in Kuwait, and a former staffer for Congressman John Conyers […]

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Norway shocked by wave of sex scandal

November 28, 2017 1:38 am
Norway shocked by wave of sex scandal

Police officers hold a press conference in Innhavet in the Hamaroy municipality in Nordland county, Norway, November 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Norwegian police said Tuesday they had uncovered 151 alleged sexual assaults, many on children and dozens of rapes, in a small community in Lapland, sending shock waves across […]

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Amid sexual allegations, Congressman John Conyers of Michigan quits House committee

November 27, 2017 2:08 am
Amid sexual allegations, Congressman John Conyers of Michigan quits House committee

This file photo taken on November 26, 2017 shows Representative John Conyers speaking at the Congressional Black Caucus, September 18, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Congressman John Conyers of Michigan, the longest-serving member of Congress, has stepped down as the top Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee, […]

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British lawmaker Ivan Lewis suspended over sexual harassment allegations

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
British lawmaker Ivan Lewis suspended over sexual harassment allegations

British MP Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour as he faces an investigation over alleged sexual harassment. (Photo by the Guardian) The British Labour Party has suspended a parliamentarian and a former minister over accusations of sexual harassment, further deepening the Westminster sex abuse scandal.  The party made the decision about […]

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Chinese police probing kindergarten sex abuse claims

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Chinese police probing kindergarten sex abuse claims

A photo of the RYB Education New World kindergarten in Beijing, China, seen on November 24, 2017 (by AFP) Chinese police are investigating claims of sexual molestation and needle marks on children at a Beijing kindergarten, the latest case in a booming childcare industry to spark outrage among parents. The […]

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Artists condemn sexual abuse against women in US, Europe

November 23, 2017 10:00 pm
Artists condemn sexual abuse against women in US, Europe

Sexual misconduct allegations have rocked Hollywood, the media, and Capitol Hill in recent weeks. Norwegian artists and musicians have denounced sexual harassment against women following mounting allegations of sexual abuse by men in power in the US and Europe.  “Shame and guilt must go to where they belong: among those […]

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Myanmar’s army abuse against Rohingya Muslim , girls may be war crime: United Nations

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Myanmar’s army abuse against Rohingya Muslim , girls may be war crime: United Nations

This photo, taken on November 12, 2017, shows a girl standing on the sandy banks of the natural boundary between Myanmar and Bangladesh and near a makeshift camp in Rakhine State, in Myanmar. (By AFP) The United Nations (UN) says widespread atrocities perpetrated by Myanmar’s army against Rohingya Muslim women […]

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60 percent of US women have been sexually harassed: poll

November 22, 2017 6:30 am
60 percent of US women have been sexually harassed: poll

The majority of US women, 60 percent, say they have experienced sexual harassment, according to a poll. A new poll has revealed that six in 10 US women have been the victims of sexual harassment. The latest poll released by Quinnipiac University on Tuesday showed that 60 percent of those […]

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