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Sexual Harassment & Misconduct

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The former JNU professor and NGO director who killed himself in 2013

Students of JNU protest against ­impunity for sexual ­harassment and moral policing by administrators

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As ­students ­enforced a ­lockdown in JNU against the ­administration’s ­policies, several ­‘student ­notices’ like this one came up at many places on campus

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Women take part in a car rally against saxual harassment in Varanasi.

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Assamese actor Aimee Baruah and Nishita Goswami raise placards during Black Protest March organized by Film Fraternity of Assam, to protest against the increasing violence and crime against women, in Guwahati

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Journalists from various organizations protest against Delhi Police after recent incidents of groping and manhandling of two female journalists, allegedly by policemen, in New Delhi.

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People participate in a candle march to protest against an incident in Batadrabain Noagaon district where a minor was raped and murdered in Guwahati

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Photo-journalists from various organization protest outside the Police Headquarters against alleged groping and manhandling of two female journalists by the Delhi Police, in New Delhi.

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Sarfaraz alias Aman Khanna accused of raping and cheating veteran Bollywood actor Zeenat Aman being produced at Esplanade Court in Mumbai

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Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protest against JNU professor who is accused of sexually harsassing female students, at Vasant Kunj Police Station in New Delhi.

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Security personnel stop JNU students during their protest against JNU professor who is accused of sexually harsassing female students, at Vasant Kunj Police Station in New Delhi.

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Hasin Jahan, wife of Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami, during a press meet in Kolkata. Jahan had lodged a police complaint against her husband Shami and his family members alleging adultery, torture and threat to her life.

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Indian cricketer Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan speaks with the media, about his husband's alleged affairs in Kolkata.

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Cricketer Mohammed Shami's wife Hasin Jahan, who has accused her husband of torture and having extra-marital affairs, talks to the media in Kolkata.

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If we are to believe Hasin Jahan, Mohammed Shami’s wife, his ways with women are no less smooth than his bowling action. Charges of domestic abuse and violence, multiple extra-­marital affairs—all purportedly proved by screenshots of various soc­ial media platforms—crashed down like an avalanche. As the BCCI held back his contract, Shami protested total innocence.

Larry Nassar is brought into court in Lansing, Michigan. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the sport's national governing organization trains Olympians. He already has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography. Under a plea bargain, he faces a minimum of 25 to 40 years behind bars in the molestation case.

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Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber cries as she gives her victim impact statement, in Lansing, Michigan, during the fourth day of sentencing for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault.

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Former Olympian Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar in Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina's courtroom during the fourth day of a sentencing hearing for the former sports doctor, who pled guilty to multiple counts of sexual assault, in Lansing, Michigan.

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Parents of students hold placards during their mass gathering outside the premises of a high-profile school in Kolkata where a four-year-old girl student was allegdedly sexually assaulted by her two teachers.

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Expelled CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee arrives to surrender before the District Session Judge and Chief Judicial Magistrate Court on alleged rape and cheating case, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

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On February 22, 2016, Jat protestors went on the rampage in Murthal, Haryana, including alleged mass rape, but the probe is said to have flopped due to Jat dominance in the state police force

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Neurologist Dr. Ricardo Cruciani steps into a cab, in Philadelphia, after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a clinic.

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Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.

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College students demonstrating over the gangrape of a teenage girl student, in Bhopal.

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Actress Natassia Malthe, left, accompanied by attorney Gloria Allred, reads a statement during a news conference in New York, where she alleged sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein in 2010.

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Mimi Haleyi, left, appears at a news conference with her attorney Gloria Allred in New York. Haleyi alleges that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her. Representatives for Weinstein did not immediately comment. Weinstein has previously denied any non-consensual sexual encounters.

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A visually impaired man enters the National Association for the Blind building, in New Delhi. A 54-year-old British man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing three blind students at the school in New Delhi, police said.

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The Self-styled darwash, Bhat became popular with his sermons on sufism Fall from Grace Four girls in his seminary accused him of rape; he was tried and acquitted, but remains in jail

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The Pretext Of Healing Sreehari (real name) kept visiting a devotee who was suffering from paralysis. On the sly, he ‘repeatedly raped’ a girl, who finally cut his penis.

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‘Bekhauf Azadi’ march in Chandigarh, August 11

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Vernika and her father

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Kundu khap ­members block NH 71 in Rohtak

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Tribal woman Laxmi Orang, who was allegedly stripped naked by ethnic rioters, addressing the press in Guwahati.

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Congress MLA M. Vincent (2nd Left) was arrested by Kerala Police for alleged rape and stalking based on a statement given by a 51-year-old woman, who attempted suicide after she was allegedly harassed by him, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Malyalam actor Dileep being sent to judicial custody till 25th July, after the Angamaly Judicial First Class Magistrate Court rejected his bail plea in connection to his alleged involvement in the abduction and sexual assault on a prominent actress, in Kochi.

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Malyalam actor Dileep being sent to judicial custody till 25th July, after the Angamaly Judicial First Class Magistrate Court rejected his bail plea in connection to his alleged involvement in the abduction and sexual assault on a prominent actress, in Kochi.

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Actor Dileep, arrested in connection with the abduction and assault of a popular Malayalam actress, being produced in a court in Kochi.

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Dileep being produced before a magistrate in Kochi on July 11

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Police produce Malayalam actor Dileep in a court in Kochi in connection with the alleged abduction and rape of an actress.

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Malayalam actor Dileep, who was arrested in connection with the abduction and assault case of a South Indian actress, being produced before the Magistrate court which sent him to 14 days judicial custody, in Kochi.

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Cardinal George Pell arrives to make a statement, at the Vatican. The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney says Vatican Cardinal George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges as soon as possible.

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Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, right, walks out of the courtroom with Bill Cosby, center, inside the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Pulliam played Cosby‚ as youngest daughter, Rudy Huxtable, on "The Cosby Show."

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The alleged gangrapes took place near this highway eatery

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Fr Robin Vadakkumchery, arrested, at his parsonage in Kottiyoor

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Malayalam film fraternity holds a meet in Thiruvananthapuram

Actor Mammootty speaks to cine artistes in Kochi on February 19

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Accused in the rape of a 26-year-old Naga woman near Hauz Khas Village which occurred late on Saturday night produced in Saket Court, New Delhi on Feb 21, 2017.

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Protest against the rape of a 26-year-old Naga woman, near Hauz Khas Village which occurred late on Saturday night, at Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi on Feb 21, 2017.

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Nirbhaya’s parents Asha Devi and Badrinath Singh

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A woman is escorted out of a New Year eve revelry in Bangalore

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People protest against the 2017-eve molestation in Bangalore

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Narayan Sai’s former aide Mahendra Chawla

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Varanasi acid attack

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Reshma Qureishi in NYC

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Survivors at the SC

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Meenakshi, a 19-year-old student, was stabbed to death in Anand Parbat, Delhi, in July 2015

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Marcio Freitas' photos themed "I'll Never Be Silent" of models portraying the anguish suffered by abused women, and 420 pairs of underwear, are displayed on Copacabana beach, in a protest against rape and violence against women, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The protest organised by the non-governmental organisation Rio de Paz, says the undergarments represent the number of women that are raped every 72 hours in Brazil. The protest calls for an end to the violence against women weeks after the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women.

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Police detain a female activist from the Socialist Unity Center of India (SUCI) during a protest against the gang rape of a woman, in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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A woman shouts holding a banner that reads in Portuguese "We're all bleeding" as she protests the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro. The assault last Saturday came to light after several men joked about the attack online, posting graphic photos and videos of the unconscious, naked teen on Twitter.

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Eight members of Snake Gang accused of raping a girl, being produced at a court in Ranga Reddy district, Telangana.

Activists of All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) hold placards as they shout slogans against the rape and murder of a Dalit woman in Indian state of Kerala, in New Delh.

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Nurses take out a protest march in front of the Secretariat demanding justice to the rape victims, a 29-year-old law student and a 19-year-old nursing student, in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. PTI Photo

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Policemen are deployed near a house where a 15-year-old girl was set on fire after being raped at Tigri village, near Noida.

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A boy comes down from the terrace of a house where a 15-year-old girl was set on fire after being raped at Tigri village, near Noida, a suburb . The girl is fighting for her life in a New Delhi hospital. The attack is just one of several recently reported cases of rape against women or children in India — underlining the persistence of such violence despite a public outcry three years ago that led to stronger laws to prevent sexual assault.

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Women protest in Gurgaon against reports of gang rape incidents in Murthal.

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Victims of sexual violence, who cover their faces to hide their identities, celebrate moments after a judge read the guilty verdict for a former military officer and a former paramilitary fighter for the sexual abuse of indigenous women during Guatemala's civil war, inside the courtroom in Guatemala City. The former army officer was sentenced to 120 years in prison and the other to 240 years. The victims testified to the sexual and psychological abuse suffered during six months in 1982 and 1983 at a military base.

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African students, one holding a placard, pose for pictures as they participate in a protest against the alleged assault of Tanzanian woman in Bangalore.

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African students participate in a protest against the alleged assault of Tanzanian woman in Bangalore.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is seen on a screen as he addresses the media from the London embassy of Ecuador, where he has been holed up for some 3½ years to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning about alleged sexual offenses. A U.N. human rights panel says Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Britain and Sweden since December 2010. The U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said his detention should end and he should be entitled to compensation.

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Actor and comedian Bill Cosby, right, smiles as he arrives for a court appearance in Norristown. Cosby was arrested and charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in January 2004.

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BJP leader and Union Minister of State for Urban development Babul Supriyo being stopped by local Police from visiting the house of a minor who was allegedly raped and killed at Jamuria.

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Swiss performance artist Milo Moire holds a sign "Respect us! We are no fair game even when we are naked!!!" as she protests naked in front of the Cologne, western Germany, cathedral following the sexual assaults and robberies during the New Year's Eve festivities in Germany.

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Mother, center, and father, third right wearing white, of the student who was the victim of a fatal gang rape on a moving bus in 2012 pay respects at Rajghat. The parents of the victim joined by others have demanded setting up of fast track courts to offer speedy justice to sexual assault victims.

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The mother of the victim of the fatal Dec 16 gang rape arrives to lend her support at a protest in New Delhi. Scores of people protested the release of the juvenile convicted in the case.

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Activists of the Nationalist Congress Party hold candles during a protest in Mumbai. Scores of people protested the release of the juvenile convicted in the Dec 16 gang rape case.

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Students protest against the release of juvenile convict in the Dec 16 gangrape case at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Mother of Dec 16 gangrape victim, Asha Devi being detained by police for protesting at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Youth shout slogans as they are detained by police during a protest against the release of a juvenile convicted in the fatal 2012 gang rape that shook the country in New Delhi.

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The mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape that shook the country, sits in a car after she arrived to join protestors in New Delhi.

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ABVP activists staging a protest against the release of juvenile delinquent in Nirbhaya Case.

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Stormy Debate Protestors cry for severe punishment for all rapists

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Borderline The ‘Nirbhaya’ rape accu­sed who was tried as a juvenile

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Students shout slogans during a protest against the latest incidents of rape in New Delhi.

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The swami’s victim at her Bangalore home

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AAP MLA Somnath Bharti is taken to Dwarka court by the Police, in New Delhi.

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Police arrests All India DSO activists during a protest against Patna Women's college administration over alleged molestation of a girl by a professor, in Patna.

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The two Nepalese women who were allegedly raped a Saudi Arabian diplomat, being brought at a hospital for medical test in Gurgaon.

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People hold a candle-light protest against Hamirpur (U.P) Gang Rape at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol along a road blocked with fire during a bandh call demanding arrest of culprits responsibile for the eve-teasing, at Mango in Jamshedpur.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporters holding a protest over the murder of a teenaged girl, outside the Anand Parbat police station in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay meeting the family members of the class 11th girl who was stabbed to death by a stalker against whom she had filed a complaint, in Anand Parbat, New Delhi.

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St Stephen's College Principal Valson Thampu, at a press conference in New Delhi.

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Valson Thampu, present Principal of St Stephen's College, who has been accused of trying to cover up the alleged molestation of a research scholar, during a press conference in Press Club of India, New Delhi.

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Valson Thampu, present Principal of St Stephen's College, who has been accused of trying to cover up the alleged molestation of a research scholar, with Swami Agnivesh, Arya Samaj scholar and social activist, and Kamal Farooqui, Former Samajwadi Party (SP) leader, during a press conference, in New Delhi.

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