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‘Don’t tell me how to dress’

When a Thai government official told women to dress carefully to prevent harassment at the Songkran festival, it brought back painful memories for model Cindy Sirinya Bishop. The Thai-American was just 17 when she was sexually harassed at the New Year celebrations. Dressed in a loose black t-shirt and three-quarter shorts, Ms Bishop found herself cornered by five men after ... Read More »

Indian accused of sex assault on US flight

US authorities have arrested an Indian man after a woman accused him of sexually assaulting her as she slept in the seat next to him on a US flight. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 34, was sitting between his own wife and the alleged victim, officials say. The woman said she had woken up to find her shirt and trousers unbuttoned and the ... Read More »

Anita Hill to chair Hollywood harassment commission

A special commission to combat sexual harassment in the entertainment and media industries will be chaired by lawyer and academic Anita Hill. The first meeting of the Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace was attended by a wide range of industry giants. Spearheaded by female executives, including Star Wars producer Kathleen Kennedy, it will reconvene in ... Read More »

‘Business as usual’ at Weinstein Co, brother insists

Harvey Weinstein’s brother, Bob, has denied media reports that the film production company they co-founded could be closed or sold. “Our banks, partners and shareholders are fully supportive of our company,” he said in a statement. “Business is continuing as usual.” The company fired Harvey Weinstein on Sunday amid a slew of sexual harassment allegations. The claims have prompted police ... Read More »

Weinstein sacked after sexual harassment claims

Harvey Weinstein, the film producer accused of sexually harassing female employees for nearly three decades, has been fired by the board of his company. The Weinstein Company directors said that “in light of new information about misconduct”, they had terminated Mr Weinstein’s employment “effective immediately”. The statement was issued on Sunday by Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard Koenigsberg and Tarak ... Read More »