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Harvey Weinstein has been taken to hospital after being convicted of sexual assault and rape.

Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

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.

Women’s Day: Marie Curie’s feminism of ‘actions not words’

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 has been taken to hospital after being convicted of sexual assault and rape.

Donald Trump: Harvey Weinstein conviction ‘sends very strong message’

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.
Harvey Weinstein has been taken to hospital after being convicted of sexual assault and rape.

Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital after rape verdict

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.
Lawyers for disgraced Hollywood horndog Harvey Weinstein pushed Wednesday to have Ashley Judd's harassment lawsuit dismissed. (Jefferson Siegel - AP)

Harvey Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein on was convicted Monday of sexual assault and rape but cleared of the most serious predatory sexual assault charges.
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Rape trial: Harvey Weinstein treated women like ‘ants’ – prosecutor

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.
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Harvey Weinstein rape trial begins with former movie mogul facing up to life in...

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.

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

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.
Sara Danius

Nobel figure Sara Danius who quit after #Metoo crisis dies

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.
Harvey Weinstein appears in court in New York

Sexual assault: Harvey Weinstein’s trial will go ahead in New York – court

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.
A protest march in Ghana's capital Accra called for justice for victims of domestic and sexual violence in the West African nation.

Women in Ghana march against sexual violence

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.

Afghan women’s soccer officials slam FIFA over abuse probe

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.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit

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.
Armando Vega Gil

Musician commits suicide after #MeToo accusation

A Mexican rock star was found dead Monday after tweeting that he planned to kill himself in a “radical declaration of innocence” after being accused of sexual harassment by the country’s #MeToo movement.
Ahn Tae-keun

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years on Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country’s #MeToo movement.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 13, 2018 US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks onstage at the Women of the World Summit in New York City. – Democratic US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, an outspoken Donald Trump critic and champion of women’s issues including the #MeToo movement, announced on January 15, 2019 that she is running for president. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)

US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand launches presidential bid

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.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Police request Cristiano Ronaldo’s DNA in alleged rape case

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.
Les Moonves was ousted in September after allegations from women who said he subjected them to mistreatment [Chris Pizzello-Invision-Associated Press]

Former CBS chief Les Moonves denied $120m severance package

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.

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The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

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