Harvey Weinstein hit with third sexual assault case in Los Angeles

Sun, 12 Apr 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Harvey Weinstein was charged in Los Angeles on Friday with a third sexual assault case, and prosecutors there said they have started the process of seeking his extradition from New York, where the former film producer is serving prison time for rape.

Weinstein's acquittal on some charges may hamper appeal of sex crimes conviction

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 12:55 GMT

Harvey Weinstein will seek to overturn his sex crimes conviction by arguing that the jury was prejudiced by testimony from women unconnected to prosecutors' underlying case, his lawyers have said. But, according to experts, he faces a legal hurdle: his ac

Weinstein upbeat at Manhattan hospital after sex crimes conviction, lawyer says

Wed, 26 Feb 2020 - 12:13 GMT

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was in good spirits on Tuesday, as he accepted visitors while under police guard at a Manhattan hospital, his lawyer said, despite having been convicted a day earlier of sexual assault and rape.

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

Tue, 25 Feb 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

Weinstein trial jurors to resume deliberations after his lawyer came under fire

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 11:57 GMT

The jury in former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape trial is expected to continue deliberations on Wednesday, a day after the presiding judge took the former Hollywood producer's lead defense lawyer to task for writing an opinion piece about the

Weinstein trial revives #MeToo, a hashtag with movement's longevity

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 12:03 GMT

The Harvey Weinstein rape trial opened in January with celebrity appearances, noisy protests and graphic accounts of alleged assaults - and a spike in usage of the #MeToo hashtag that has become closely associated with the former Hollywood powerbroker.

In New York trial, prosecutors to begin making rape case against Harvey Weinstein

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 02:09 GMT

U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted.

Motivated by #MeToo? Vetting jurors in Weinstein case will be a challenge, experts say

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 01:50 GMT

As former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein goes to trial on rape charges next week in Manhattan, lawyers will need to keep an eye out for jurors.

Actress who helped trigger India's #MeToo movement 'inspired by God'

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 10:43 GMT

he Bollywood actress who helped trigger the #MeToo movement in India challenging sexual harassment and abuse sees it as part of her religious education.

Nobel Peace Prize honours champions of fight against sexual violence

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.

Teach feminism in schools, says film legend Agnes Varda

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 12:34 GMT

Feminism should be taught in schools, said the French film legend Agnes Varda, who has become an icon for the #MeToo.

U.S. among 10 most dangerous countries for women

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The United States was named as the only Western nation among the 10 most dangerous countries for women on Tuesday in a survey of global experts.

Weinstein charged with rape, sex crime in New York

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Weinstein was charged with rape and a sex crime in New York on Friday, in what was hailed a landmark for the #MeToo movement.

Women action heroes kick ass at Cannes as #MeToo gets real

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Women action heroes kick ass at Cannes as #MeToo gets real.

Sexual Harassment: Drawing the Line

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 01:01 GMT

In light of the #MeToo movement sweeping the globe, we take an in-depth look at how Egyptians define sexual harassment and how differently it is perceived by men and women.

Happy International Women’s Day: Lets all press for progress

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The global theme for IWD 2018 is “Women Too: Press on to Progress as Game Changers.”

In-depth look at Oscars 2018

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 01:38 GMT

The 2018 Academy Awards was characterized by its diversity; the winners included a surreal love story, a Chilean drama, a violent cop drama and others.

Stage set for Oscars to mark year eclipsed by #MeToo

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 10:56 GMT

Stage set for Oscars to mark year eclipsed by #MeToo

Sharp swings in global financial markets ‘are not worrying’: Lagarde

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 11:17 GMT

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, said that sharp swings in global financial markets in the past few days “are not worrying”.

Britain's Kate facing BAFTA black dress 'dilemma'

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 - 10:40 GMT

The Duchess of Cambridge could face a tricky decision at Britain's BAFTA film awards, if female attendees decide to wear black in protest at sexual harassment.