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Placido Domingo Apologizes After Being Found Guilty Of Sexual Harassment

Placido Domingo Apologizes After Being Found Guilty Of Sexual Harassment

Opera singer Placido Domingo apologized to the women who have accused him of sexual harassment on Tuesday after an investigation by the American Guild of Musical Artists concluded he had behaved inappropriately with female performers. One of the most feted and powerful opera stars of the modern era, Domingo said in a statement he had […]

Sexual Harassment In Sports, The Silent Vice In Rwanda

Sexual Harassment In Sports, The Silent Vice In Rwanda

As more women join different sports disciplines, questions are being raised about how protected they are from sexual harassment. And, the fact that they join at a young age, they are more vulnerable to scrupulous men who in most cases are in charge of them. The New Times approached various personalities in sports and it […]

Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign #CampusMeToo Launched In Nairobi

Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign #CampusMeToo Launched In Nairobi

One in every two female students and one in every four male students have experienced a form of sexual harassment from a member of staff in Kenyan Universities. This is according to a survey done by ActionAid in partnership with UN Women for the campaign under the hashtag #CampusMeToo that is set to be launched […]

Setback For Tunisia’s #Metoo Movement As New MP Gets Immunity

Setback For Tunisia’s #Metoo Movement As New MP Gets Immunity

A Tunisian politician accused of sexual harassment gained legal immunity on Wednesday when he was sworn in as a new member of the national parliament, in a setback for the country’s burgeoning #MeToo movement. Zouheir Makhlouf faces possible charges of sexual harassment and public indecency after a 19-year-old student posted photos on social media purportedly […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

AW  Gist : The Change Agents(Can We Castrate These Men?)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

British Celebrity Baker Urges Girls To Speak Out If Sexually Abused

British Celebrity Baker Urges Girls To Speak Out If Sexually Abused

One of Britain’s best-known celebrity chefs, Nadiya Hussain, on Sunday spoke of the mental health issues she had struggled with since being sexually abused as a young girl and urged others girls facing the same ordeal to speak out. Hussain, who shot to fame after winning top-rating TV show “The Great British Bake Off” in […]

Sexual Harassment Goes Beyond BBC’s ‘Sex For Grades’ Report

Sexual Harassment Goes Beyond BBC’s ‘Sex For Grades’ Report

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mrs Cynthia Morrison has called for a broader discussion on issues of sexual harassment since it is not a phenomenon limited to tertiary schools in the country. According to her, issues of sexual harassment went beyond the recent expose’ by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which sought […]

UK Universities Roll Out Consent Courses To Tackle Harassment

UK Universities Roll Out Consent Courses To Tackle Harassment

How do you teach university students about sexual consent? Train them, at least that’s the approach of most British universities seeking to stamp out harassment on campus, according to a survey released on Wednesday. Eight in ten universities surveyed said they had introduced new measures to tackle harassment and hate crime, including better information on […]

My Boss Is Obsessed With My Butt – Harassed Zimdef Woman Testifies

My Boss Is Obsessed With My Butt – Harassed Zimdef Woman Testifies

An employ with the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund, (ZIMDEF) has testified against her boss who was dragged to court over the indecent assault. ZIMDEF debt manager Leonard Rwambiwa was nailed in court yesterday after the complainant told magistrate Yeukai Chigodora that Rwambiwa Rwambiwa is obsessed with her butt, which she claimed he always talk about […]

After #MeToo, U.S. Women Seen Reporting Less Workplace Harassment

After #MeToo, U.S. Women Seen Reporting Less Workplace Harassment

#MeToo movement began in 2017 as a response to accusations of sexual assault and harassment in Hollywood From leering and unwanted touching to being asked for sexual favours, U.S. women say they suffer less sexual harassment in the workplace since #MeToo brought the issue to the fore, but sexism has increased, researchers said on Wednesday. […]