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Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison after breaking his courtroom silence with a rambling plea for mercy in which he professed to be “totally confused” by the #MeToo movement that spelled the Hollywood producer’s downfall.
The most famous woman scientist ever had to fight her corner in what was — and still is — a man’s world, said Satrapi, best known as the maker of the Oscar-nominated animated classic, “Persepolis”.
Harvey Weinstein’s conviction of rape and sexual assault was a “great victory” for women and send a “very strong message”, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday.
The disgraced former Hollywood producer was found guilty of a criminal sex act for assaulting production assistant Mimi Haleyi at his apartment in 2006 and the third-degree rape of Jessica Mann in 2013 - an offence carrying a maximum term of 25 years.
Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein on was convicted Monday of sexual assault and rape but cleared of the most serious predatory sexual assault charges.
Prosecutors on Friday accused Harvey Weinstein of abusing his power as a Hollywood mogul to prey on women, as his high-profile #MeToo rape trial draws to a close.
The rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, the former movie mogul who transformed the independent film world with award-winning movies like “Shakespeare in Love” and “The English Patient,” begins this week in Manhattan.
A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood producer’s trial in January.
Swedish scholar Sara Danius, who quit as head of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize after a sex scandal unveiled by the #Metoo movement, has died.
A US court on Thursday rejected fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s attempts to have his sexual assault trial, due to start in January, moved out of New York City.
Dozens of women have marched in the capital of Ghana to protest impunity surrounding attacks on women and girls in the West African country. The activists added their voices to the global conversation on justice for victims of sexual abuse, and holding abusers accountable.
A “culture of abuse” still thrives in Afghanistan women’s football because of the way FIFA is handling allegations of sexual misconduct, top officials for the national women’s team said Thursday.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers related to a rape lawsuit in the United States, according to documents filed by his lawyers on Friday.
Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced Tuesday she is running for president.
Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape allegations made against him.
CBS has announced that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive his $120m severance package after the board of directors concluded he violated company policy and was uncooperative with an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.
The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has described the loss of his party in the Edo State governorship election as people’s revolution against injustice.
Edo election: Reps member raises alarm over sudden disappearance of returning officers, electoral officers
The member of the House of Representatives representing Oredo Federal Constuency and State agent of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), Ogbeide Ihama, has raised the alarm over the sudden disappearance of the Returning Officers and the Electoral Officers assigned to Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State for the September 19 governorship election.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has commended the signing of the Nigeria Police Bill 2020 into law by President Buhari.
Opposition political parties in Enugu State including the All Progressives Congress (APC), and African Peoples Alliance (APA), say it is unfair to start discussing who succeeds the state governor in 2023.
The Peoples Democratic Party has won Esan West Local Government Area with a wide margin over its closest rival, All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.