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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Sexual Harassment

No miniskirts on buses, Beijing police tell women to avoid harassment

Police in the Chinese capital have warned women not to wear miniskirts, hot pants or other skimpy clothing on buses and subways during the hot summer to avoid sexual harassment, Chinese media reported on Wednesday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Doctor found guilty by Medical Council over sexual remarks

Dr Tsoi Wing-sang was found guilty by the Medical Council of professional misconduct after a 41-year-old former school teacher, known as Ms A, accused him of sexually harassing her.

3 Jun 2013 - 7:56am 1 comment

Shenzhen 'official' in sexual harassment case reaches settlement with Taiwan waiter

The accused man, identified by Taiwanese media as Li Pingshan, deputy secretary for Guangdong city’s Longgang district, was said to have molested a male waiter at a Taipei hotel.

22 May 2013 - 5:14pm

South Korean president's aide fired for 'sexual harassment'

South Korean President Park Geun-hye fired her spokesman midway through a summit trip to the United States, Yonhap news agency reported yesterday. Yonhap cited rumours that Yoon Chang-jung - a former political columnist - had sexually harassed a South Korean woman in her early 20s who was temporarily hired by the South Korean embassy in Washington to help with duties related to the president's visit.

11 May 2013 - 1:38am

Air Force officer who led sex assault unit charged with groping

An Air Force officer who led the branch’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit has been charged with groping a woman in a northern Virginia parking lot, authorities said on Monday.

7 May 2013 - 12:43pm

Hong Kong's schools unaware of how to deal with sexual harassment

From telling offensive, sexrelated jokes to offering privileges in exchange for unethical deeds, schools were no different from commercial entities in terms of the problem's prevalence, commission policy and research committee convenor Tse said.

26 Apr 2013 - 5:16am

We must break the culture of silence over sex crimes

I became interested in sex crime in Hong Kong several months ago when a friend mentioned that it was often not officially documented here because of a desire to keep crime statistics low. Hong Kong values its appearance as a clean, crime-free, safe city, open for international investment and travel. To portray it as otherwise could mean a drop in business and tourism revenue.

25 Apr 2013 - 3:03am 2 comments

University to probe sex claims against professor

Claims of plagiarism and sexual harassment against a professor at a Zhuhai-based college jointly run by Baptist University and Beijing Normal University have sparked an investigation by the college.

16 Apr 2013 - 4:38am

'Hot yoga' founder Bikram Choudhury accused of harassment

The 67-year-old founder of the international Bikram yoga studio is alleged to have pursued protégé Sarah Baughn, 29, for years, claiming they were connected in a past life and his wife didn't understand him. Eventually his pursuit turned physical, she claims.

23 Mar 2013 - 4:01am

Indian sexual harassment film puts Bollywood in the spotlight

A new Indian film looks at the sensitive topic of sexual harassment in the workplace at a time when Bollywood has come under fire for its portrayal of women, after a fatal gang-rape shocked the nation.

21 Jan 2013 - 4:34am