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Harvey Weinstein hit with third sexual assault case

Harvey Weinstein was charged in Los Angeles on Friday with a third sexual assault case, and prosecutors there said they have started the process of seeking his extradition from New York, where the ...

Film producer Harvey Weinstein is handcuffed after his guilty verdict in his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, 24 February 2020 in this courtroom sketch.

Bollywood's first gay romcom: loud, proud and sealed with a kiss

A foot-tapping sequin-doused disco number, a hot-pink wedding, and a kiss between the two male leads: Bollywood's latest release, billed as India's first gay romcom, is making no bones about its ...

Bollywood's first gay romcom: loud, proud and sealed with a kiss

Having sex with 10 or more people increases cancer risk

Having sex with 10 or more partners over a lifetime inked to a heightened risk of being diagnosed with cancer, according to a study.The research, published in the journal BMJ Sexual & ...

Having sex with 10 or more people increases cancer risk

Sixth-grader girl allegedly raped by classmate's father

A man has been accused of raping the classmate of his sixth-grader daughter in Goalanda upazila.The victim filed a case against Abul Sheikh, 35, with Goalanda Ghat police station on Thursday. Abul is ...

Sixth-grader girl allegedly raped by classmate's father

'Child rape increases by 76.01pc in 2019'

Bangladesh saw a spike in incidents of child rape and sexual assault on children last year compared to 2018, according to a child rights advocacy group, Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF), ...

'Child rape increases by 76.01pc in 2019'

Sexual violence discussed round the year

The outgoing year has seen rise of all forms of violence against women with at least 1,500 instances of rape and attempt to rape and death of at least 400 women until October, according to a report ...

Sexual violence discussed round the year

Sexist slurs mar Taiwan presidential elections

Taiwan has forged a reputation as Asia's most progressive democracy and it boasts a higher proportion of women in parliament than anywhere else in the region -- yet misogynistic insults have littered ...

Sexist slurs mar Taiwan presidential elections

Madrasa boy dies following ‘sexual assault’

An eight-year-old madrasa boy died on Wednesday morning reportedly after being sexually assaulted in Faridpur’s Charbhadrasan upazila, reports UNB. The victim was identified as Abdur Rahman ...

Madrasa boy dies following ‘sexual assault’

Madrasa teacher ‘sexually assaults’ boy

A 12 years old madrasa boy has allegedly been assaulted sexually by its teacher in Nandigram, Bogura, reports UNB.The accused is Maulana Abdul Khaleque, a director of Jamia Siddikia qawmi madrasa and ...

Madrasa teacher ‘sexually assaults’ boy

'The rapist is you': Chile hymn against sexual violence goes viral

Thousands of women have mobbed the National Stadium in Chile's capital for a flash denunciation of sexual violence -- the latest performance of a battle-cry that has seized public attention during ...

'The rapist is you': Chile hymn against sexual violence goes viral
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