Several high profile men including Bollywood celebrities, famous journalists, and even a minister stand accused under India's burgeoning #MeToo movement.
The first time Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta accused her co-star of sexually harassing her a decade ago, she was threatened with violence – and then ignored. But now her accusations appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last.
Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, a veteran actor who is now 67, had harassed her on the sets of a film in 2008.
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says "I'm innocent" in testimony before US Senate Judiciary Committee after the panel heard testimony from professor Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of trying to rape her 36 years ago.
The vote for his confirmation has been postponed by Democrats, who demand an investigation into the allegations.
When Cosby is sentenced to what could be up to 10 years in prison this week, it will be perhaps the starkest evidence yet that the #MeToo movement has permanently altered the way the country reckons with sexual misconduct by powerful men.
The 2018 Emmy Awards, the highest honours in television, were handed out at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Following are a few key moments from the 70th awards.
The alterations were uncovered in an internal investigation of a graft accusation concerning the entrance exam for Tokyo Medical University. There has been anger at the finding, but little shock in a country where it's hard for women to get ahead.
Harvey Weinstein's defence lawyer on Friday demanded that a New York court dismiss the sexual assault against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood producer and his alleged rape victim.
CBS announced it had launched an investigation into the allegations by six women who said Moonves sexually harassed them between the 1980s and late 2000s.
President Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly and unapologetically joked about rape and defended womanising. Last week, he sparked outrage after coaxing a married Filipina to kiss him on the lips onstage in Seoul.
The 66-year-old was initially charged last week in what was hailed a landmark for the #MeToo movement, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of accusations of misconduct.
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