Hollywood star Charlize Theron believes the #MeToo and Time's Up movements have brought about a positive change in the society and have made things better for women. The two movements were aimed at bring an end to sexual harassment and gender inequality and Theron said she is thrilled ''as a woman'' to witness the shift, reported Contactmusic.

LONDON, June 26: India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.

Chris Hardwick’s former girlfriend Chloe Dykstra posted an essay on online publishing platform, Medium, in which she talked about the “emotional abuse” she underwent during her relationship. She did not name Hardwick in her post.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens, Thamamaya Thapa, has said that the government would take appropriate initiatives to guarantee of rights of sexual minorities.

Morgan Freeman tonight apologised after he was accused of sexual harassment by eight women who say he tried to grope them and leered at them on set.

Doctors are preparing for a spike in Rohingya women giving birth amid claims many were subjected to sexual violence nine months ago.

NEW YORK, April 19: For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe?

KATHMANDU, April 5: A surprise inspection carried out by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has found that police offices in Kathmandu Valley are in a shabby state when it comes to handling cases of sexual violence.

CANBERRA, Feb. 23: Australia's deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigned on Friday just hours after accusations of sexual harassment against him were made public.

PAANCHTHAR, Feb 22:  Few days ago, police arrested eighteen-year-old Man Kumar Sambahamfe alias Bhim for raping a minor girl of Tumewa Rural Municipality, Paanchthar.

JAN 27: The remaining directors of the U.S. gymnastics governing body are resigning in the wake of this week’s sentencing of the former national team doctor for molesting female athletes, USA Gymnastics said on Friday, complying with a demand by the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Dealing with sexual harassment

January 19, 2018 09:34 am

34-year-old Sabrina Pradhan was running late for a meeting and had no other option but to squeeze herself into the last available space in a tempo when the man on the seat next to hers pinched her bottom.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16: The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI, Dec 15: When a 17-year-old Bollywood actress took to social media this week alleging she was sexually assaulted on an airplane, she appeared to catch the airline industry off-guard.

Orientation on sexual health for women

December 2, 2017 08:51 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: On the occasion of 30th world AIDS Day, Madhyapur Thimi Saving and Credit Cooperative Ltd hosted a skill orientation project on women health for the female employee of the organization on Friday.

Infographics: Sexual abuse facts

November 27, 2017 00:05 am

Sexual abuse facts

WASHINGTON, Nov 19: “You can do anything,” Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 11: Comedian Louis C.K. admitted on Friday to engaging in sexual misconduct as recounted by several women, three of whom said he had masturbated in front of them, and television and film companies moved quickly to sever ties.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 11: Five women detailed sexual misconduct allegations against Emmy-winning comedian Louis CK in a New York Times report published Thursday, including three who said he had masturbated in front of them.

Eight current and former employees who worked on Netflix's ‘House of Cards’ have accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual assault.

Harvey Weinstein, an American film producer, was recently fired from his own production company -- The Weinstein Company and the Motion Picture Academy after being mired in controversy following allegations of sexual abuse.

NEW YORK, June 4: While dozens of women have leveled sexual assault allegations at comedian Bill Cosby, destroying his reputation as "America's dad," the question of whether he will be imprisoned will hang on the words of a single woman when his trial starts this week

Teacher held for sexual abuse

April 5, 2017 16:45 pm

GAUSHALA, April 5: Police has arrested a teacher on the charge of sexually abusing a girl student in the name of giving her tuition classes at Gaushala Municipality bazar in Mahottari district.

What can we do to stop sexual harassment?

December 27, 2016 23:00 pm

It was a usual bus ride from my college to home. I was struggling to make some space in the overcrowded bus. It was hot and suffocating and the unbalanced speed of the bus was making me swing back and forth, my concentration drifted towards a tall man with gentle attire, constantly staring at me. He was trying to touch me with an excuse of unbalanced bus speed. I did not want to create a scene, so I kept quiet and ignored him.

TOKYO, Dec 12: Hundreds of Nepali students in Japan have been exploited by keeping their private documents including passport on hold, reported Okinawa Times.

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday said the issues of sexual violence and sexual consent have been largely ignored by the Indian film industry, and questioned the absence of an independent word to denote female valor.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Cases of sexual harassment at workplaces are generally not registered despite the country having legal provisions to discourage harassment in public and private offices.

LOS ANGELES, Nov 1: Actress Tippi Hedren graphically chronicles in a new memoir incidents in which she says she was sexually assaulted and harassed by famed British director Alfred Hitchcock during her star turns in "The Birds" and "Marnie."

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct 15: Battered by sordid new accusations of sexual misbehavior, Donald Trump fought back in ever-more-remarkable fashion Friday, acting out one woman's allegation onstage and suggesting another was not attractive enough to merit his attention. He defiantly denied a week's worth of accusations that have all but consumed his presidential bid just over three weeks before the election.

WASHINGTON, Oct 14: During a campaign appearance for Hillary Clinton in Manchester, New Hampshire, Michelle Obama emotionally discussed the sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump. "It has shaken me to my core," she said. Watch it above.

PUEBLO, Oct 13: Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already damaging revelations about the Republican presidential nominee's aggressive sexual comments about women.

PUEBLO, Oct 13: Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already damaging revelations about the Republican presidential nominee's aggressive sexual comments about women.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: A US national arrested recently in Nepal on charge of molesting children has had a history of sexual misconduct, according to the Interpol.

DHARAN, Sept 17: Cine artist Santosh Panta has escaped a big trouble. A sexual harassment case filed against him has been settled after mutual understanding between the accused Panta and the complainant.

DHARAN, Sept 17: A senior Nepali actor Santosh Panta along with the chief of KTM Security Service Pvt. Ltd, Rameshwor Shah has been arrested on the alleged charge of sexually harassing a female security guard on Saturday.

Youth shot dead for sexual act

September 17, 2016 15:17 pm

DHANKUTA, Sept 17: A youth was shot dead for his involvement in unlawful sexual act in the district.

Infographics: Sexual harassment

August 27, 2016 00:05 am

How common is sexual harassment overall?

MEXICO CITY, June 28: Claudia Medina Tamariz was asleep in her home in the Gulf coast port of Veracruz with her husband when Mexican marines burst in and arrested them both in August 2012.

RAJBIRAJ, June 19: Saptari police has arrested Yasbant Singh, former general secretary of Sadbhwana Party (SP), on the charge of sexually abusing and trying to traffic a woman.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Foreign tourists visiting Nepal too have been found to be the reason for child sexual exploitation in Nepal.