Former staff assistant in Joe Biden's Senate office, Tara Reade, said in an interview that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s .
New York judge sentences Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape, over two years after horrific stories of disgraced movie mogul's sexual misconduct began to surface.
Weinstein, 67, convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of #MeToo campaign.
Nearly 70 students said they were told to undress after a used sanitary napkin was found in a garden outside Sahjanand Girls Institute in Gujarat, where they are banned from the hostel when they have their periods.
Four men were arrested in the suspected gang-rape and murder of a Telangana vet whose burned body was found last week. Former Bollywood star and lawmaker Jaya Bachchan is under fire for promoting mob-justice after saying rapists should be lynched.
Many activists say Japan's criminal code is outdated, underscoring gender inequality in the country, despite relatively high rates of female education and workplace participation.
Prosecutors said model Najila Trindade did not produce any of the evidence she claimed she had, including a video that allegedly proved the player attacked her.
A young man who says the Kevin Spacey groped him in 2016 has dropped his lawsuit against the Oscar-winning US actor, his lawyer said.
Spanish Supreme Court's ruling, hailed by women's' rights groups and by the government, accepted that the victim's ordeal met the requirement in Spanish law that the plaintiff in a rape case must present evidence of intimidation or specific violence.
The four aggravated criminal sexual assault counts carry maximum terms of 30 years in prison. Kelly was already facing 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four women years ago, three of whom were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.
A former employee who accused the Chief Justice of India of sexual harassment has been left feeling dejected and scared after her allegations were summarily dismissed.
Heavy-handed policing in central India's Chhattisgarh state has left tens of thousands of people estranged from the Indian state.
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