Women’s rights activists held protests in cities in France and abroad against President Emmanuel Macron’s appointment of a new interior minister who is accused of rape and a justice minister who has minimized the #MeToo movement.
By Bruce Shipkowski, Associated Press
A judge who suggested that a woman seeking a restraining order could close her legs to prevent a sexual assault has been removed from the bench.
By Ed White, Associated Press
A judge has dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon arising from the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.
The Trump administration has released a highly debated and long-anticipated blueprint for responding to sexual assault and harassment in schools. Issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the rules outline how student allegations of sexual misconduct must be dealt with for…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Reports of sexual assaults in the Air Force jumped by 9% last year, according to a Defense Department report released Thursday.
A woman has come forward alleging that former Vice President Joe Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993, when she was an employee in his Senate office. Biden, poised to become the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, has faced criticism in the…
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
Several groups say the woman from Mexico is suffering from PTSD and should be released on humanitarian grounds while she awaits an appeal to her asylum denial.
By Associated Press
The Welsh performer said in a revealing Instagram post Tuesday that it has taken time to recover and asked her fans to support her.
Cyrus Vance Jr. is the Manhattan district attorney who brought felony sex charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted on two counts Monday. But Weinstein was acquitted of the most serious charges, including predatory sexual assault. What does…
In a legal milestone for the MeToo movement, movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of two felony sex crimes -- but acquitted of the most serious ones. How should we interpret the jury’s verdict? Donna Rotunno, one of Weinstein’s…
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