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Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats

2017-11-07

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women - most of them teenagers - whose bodies were recovered at sea.

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Girl, 16, paraded naked in Pakistan after 'honour' row

2017-11-07

Villagers in a remote area of north-west Pakistan are in shock after armed men forced a 16-year-old girl to walk half-naked through the village, claiming it was to redeem their family honour

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Uma Thurman’s Comment About Sexual Assault Takes a Different Route Than #MeToo

2017-11-06

The video started circulating on social media showing Uma Thurman’s restrained response when asked during a recent Access Hollywood interview about sexual assault

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Dustin Hoffman Sexually Harassed Me When I Was 17

2017-11-02

The author, who slapped away the star's butt grabs and laughed off his vulgar language on the set of 1985 TV film 'Death of a Salesman,' still feels conflicted: "I loved the attention. Until I didn't."

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Egyptian lawyer says it's a national duty to rape girls who wear revealing clothing like ripped jeans

2017-11-02

'I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her,' says Nabih al-Wahsh

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Bedridden woman, 100, dies after being brutally raped by home invader

2017-11-01

A 35-year-old man is being charged with rape, murder, and violation under the Prevention of Atrocities act after he allegedly assaulted a 100-year-old bedridden Dalit women

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Roman Polanski: topless protesters disrupt Paris retrospective


2017-10-31

Dozens of men and women turned up for the protest against the director, who is wanted in the United States for statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977

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More than half British women sexually harassed at work but few report it - poll

2017-10-26

Of those who had been harassed, the survey found one in 10 women had been sexually assaulted, while sexual harassment had driven one in 10 women to quit their job or place of study

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Pussycat Dolls founder denies former member Kaya Jones’ claims band was a ‘prostitution ring’

2017-10-18

The one-time member tweeted that she left the group because she was ‘owned’ and that they had to ‘sleep with whoever they say’

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