Several high profile men including Bollywood celebrities, famous journalists, and even a minister stand accused under India's burgeoning #MeToo movement.
The UN has gotten scrutiny in recent years over claims of child rape and other sexual abuse by peacekeepers, and the four-year-old mission in Central African Republic has been confronted with a particularly high number of claims.
President Donald Trump, pushing to get his nominee to the court confirmed, said in a Twitter post early on Thursday that the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were "totally uncorroborated."
“I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Kellyanne Conway told CNN.
Convicted for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in his Philadelphia-area home in 2004, Bill Cosby could become the first celebrity of the #MeToo era to be sent to prison.
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 Catholic Church riven by stories of child sex abuse has rejected a proposal by the Australian government to speak about child abuse reported in the confessional box in a setback for survivors and activists.
Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has resigned from the Scottish National Party days after allegations of sexual misconduct.
The Vatican was rocked again this month by devastating child sex report which accuses over 300 priests in the US state of Pennsylvania of abusing over 1,000 children since the 1950s.
Pope Francis has appealed to Catholics around the world to help root out the scourge of child sexual abuse. In an unprecedented letter, he said "we did not act in a timely manner, realizing the magnitude ... of the damage done to so many lives."
Sexual abuse in the humanitarian sector has become widespread and systemic with little recognition of the problem. It's time to lift the lid.
Roman Catholic priests in northeastern US state sexually abused thousands of children over a 70-year period and silenced victims through "the weaponisation of faith", says a report made public by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
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