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Barnaby Joyce accuser Catherine Marriott to speak on sexual harassment

Rural advocate says ‘change is happening’ in Australia after Nationals’ inconclusive investigation into her claim against former leader Rural advocate Catherine Marriott, who lodged a complaint against the former National party leader Barnaby Joyce, will speak publicly against sexual harassment in an event organised by an influential rural network. Marriott will share the stage with […]

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Pope Francis Summons World's Bishops to Meet on Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis Summons World’s Bishops to Meet on Sexual Abuse  New York Times Embattled DC cardinal to ask Pope Francis to accept his resignation  CNN Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit  Washington Post Full coverage

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New York senate candidate accuses Israeli PM's spokesman of sexual assault

Julia Salazar, the insurgent candidate in a Democratic primary, tweets about alleged incident in 2013 Julia Salazar, a candidate for New York’s state senate, has accused the Israeli prime minister’s spokesman of sexually assaulting her. David Keyes denied the accusation and said Salazar was “dishonest”. Continue reading…

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Les Moonves resigns from CBS after sexual misconduct allegations

Les Moonves and CBS will give $20m to #MeToo groups, but he denies accusations of sexual harassment.

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Les Moonves resigns from CBS after six more women accuse him of sexual harassment

Television executive steps down without severance after Ronan Farrow details new harassment claims Leslie Moonves has resigned from his position as chairman and chief executive of CBS without severance, after six more women stepped forward on Sunday to accuse him of sexual harassment or assault going back to the 1980s. Related: CBS boss brushes aside […]

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Jail fear prevents women in Mauritania from filing rape complaints, study finds – Campaigners demand change to law that means survivors of sexual violence can be imprisoned for adultery

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Muslim women were convicted of having ‘sexual relations.’ A Malaysian court had them caned in public.

The punishment spurred condemnation from human rights groups and calls to abolish corporal punishment in the predominantly Muslim Southeast Asian country.

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Chinese billionaire leaves the U.S. despite arrest on suspicion of sexual assault

JD.com chief executive Richard Qiangdong Liu has returned to China.

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JD.com CEO returns to China after arrest in U.S. sexual misconduct case

The CEO of JD.com Inc , Richard Liu, has returned to China, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Monday, days after he was arrested by police in the U.S. city of Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released.

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