#SexualViolence

8 April.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said at a recent interaction that 'vulgarity' will have consequences. (Photo credit: File photo)

  • Imran Khan said the 'concept of purdah' in Islam was meant to stem 'temptations'
  • The comment drew sharp reactions on Twitter
  • His ex-wife Jemima Khan wrote, this was not the Imran she knew 

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed vulgarity in society for sexual violence in his country. (Photo credit: PTI/File)

  • Imran Khan said the 'concept of purdah' in Islam was meant to stem 'temptations'
  • The comments were followed by sharp reactions on Twitter 
  • Khan was criticised for making 'insensitive' remarks

6 April.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bassnectar is accused of 'engaging in a human trafficking venture'. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The group of attorneys named companies associated with Bassnectar
  • Bassnectar formally announced a music hiatus in June 2020
  • The lawsuit says that the victims were 'sexually abused as minors'

22 March.New York, NY, USA
Tom Reed was one of the members of Congress calling for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's resignation who is also facing multiple sexual harassment allegations. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@TomReedCongress)

  • Reed was first elected to Congress in 2010
  • He apologised to his wife, kids and to Nicolette in his statement 
  • He will not run for reelection in 2022 following allegations

19 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Armie Hammer recently exited from several projects including Lionsgate’s film 'Shotgun Wedding'. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Armie Hammer)

  • The alleged victim said Hammer "violently raped" her for "over four hours" in 2017
  • She was detailing her accusations during a virtual press conference on Thursday
  • The woman recounted the way she said she was "mentally, emotionally and sexually" abused by Hammer

19 March.Houston, TX, USA
The Texans drafted Deshaun Watson in the first round in 2017. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@PFF_Fantasy)

  • Reportedly, Deshaun Watson forced a female masseuse to perform a sex act 
  • Watson has been accused of civil assault by touching the massage therapist with his genitals
  • In a statement Tuesday, Watson said he looks forward to clearing his name

17 March.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Demi Lovato She spoke about what actually happened during and after her 2018 drug overdose (Picture Credits : Twitter @Demi Lovato)

  • Demi Lovato shares shocking details about her life in a new YouTube docu-series
  • She has detailed the trauma she faced before and during her near-fatal 2018 overdose
  • She  also revealed how her eating disorder is a lifelong battle, but she's gotten much better

16 March.London, UK
The government said that the change must wait for the Law Commission to review the hate crimes. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The bill could then be sent to the UK House of Commons for consideration by MPs
  • The sentencing would be made tougher if mysogyny was made a crime 
  • This would help police track data  on which crimes have misogyny as an aggravating factor

15 March.Sydney NSW, Australia
The #March4Justice rallies were held in more than 40 Australian cities and towns. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The #March4Justice rallies were held in more than 40 Australian cities and towns
  • Dressed mostly in black, the protesting crowd gathered outside Parliament House
  • Former government staffer Brittany Higgins was allegedly raped in a minister's office in 2019

6 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Photo Credit: The Rakshin Project by Sakshi

Denial, silence, shame and stigma are the four barriers that prevent any mainstream conversations to address the root causes for the prevalence of 90 percent cases of child sexual abuse occurring within known and trusted circles