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Pakistan: Private school principal arrested in Karachi over rape and blackmailing allegations, 45 women fell victim

A Pakistani private school principal has been arrested from Karachi city over the alleged rape and blackmailing allegations, media reports said.

Girls shouldn’t wear skimpy clothes or behave flirtatiously: Chinese school instructs students

A controversial sexual harassment course conducted at a middle school in China, a nation which often makes headlines for atrocities on minority communities, has triggered an online row over victim-blaming.

Miss Universe Organisation cuts ties with Indonesia chapter following sexual harassment allegations

The Miss Universe Organization has announced it terminated relations with its franchisee in Indonesia following the recent scandal over sexual harassment at the local Miss Universe pageant.

US college professor fired for allegedly asking female students to remove their shirts 

New York: A college professor in the USA has been removed from the USA after he allegedly asked female students to remove their shirts.

Pakistan: Court sentences man to 17 months in prison for sexual harassment

Faisalabad: A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a person to 17 months in prison for sexual harassment, media reports said.

Japan Minister confirms Tokyo Olympics chief plans to resign amid sexist scandal: Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: Japanese Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto has confirmed that Tokyo Olympics President Yoshiro Mori is going to leave his post after facing backlash over comments perceived as sexist, Japan's media reported on Friday.

Improved Afghan law still fails victims of sex crimes and violence against women, UN report finds

New York: Afghanistan’s justice system is continuing to fail female victims of violence and sex crimes, despite a 2009 law that was hailed as a significant step forward in legal efforts to protect them, according to a UN report published jointly on Monday by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) and the UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA).

UN leaders vow to stamp out workplace sexual harassment

New York, May 5 (IBNS): Leaders from across the UN system on Friday pledged to increase efforts to stamp out sexual harassment within their ranks; ensuring a zero-tolerance approach where abusers are held accountable, and staff feel safe to report incidents.

After Shafi, more women now accuse Ali Zafar of harassment

Islamabad, Apr 20 (IBNS): After singer and actor Meesha Shafi alleged that popular Pakistan singer Ali Zafar sexually harassed her, now several other women have made similar allegations against him.

UN launches 24-hour hotline for staff to report sexual harassment

New York, Feb 27 (JEN): The United Nations is launching a 24-hour helpline to enable staff to call out sexual harassment in the workplace, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday.

UN will ‘not tolerate’ sexual harassment in its ranks: Guterres

New York, Feb 3 (JEN):  Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday made clear that the United Nations will not tolerate sexual harassment “anytime, anywhere,” within its ranks and laid out a five-point plan to ensure equality across the Organization, which he said was critical to tackle on the challenge of such behavior.