The judge said accuser Natali Tene, who alleged that the chef of forcibly groped her while posing for a selfie, had ‘significant credibility issues’.
The woman said Batali assaulted her after posing with her for ‘selfie’ photos in 2017 at a bar near a restaurant chain he co-owned; four other women have accused the chef of sexually aggressive behaviour.
A man in a viral video who stopped Olympic champion Eileen Gu from crossing an intersection in Beijing has said he just wanted to ensure her safety after online criticism.
A new report analysing nearly 9,000 messages received by high-profile women showed that Instagram didn’t act on 90 per cent of abuse sent via DMs.
The volume and severity of allegations against Prinn Panitchpakdi, a former deputy leader of the Democrat Party, have opened a debate on the relationship between men, power and sex in Thailand.
Prinn Panitchpakdi resigned as deputy leader of the Democrat Party when he was charged with sexual abuse and rape after 5 women filed complaints; 9 more women have since come forward.
Is Picasso being cancelled? The artist’s track record with women sits badly with some social media users today, forcing those who manage his legacy to defend his reputation constantly.
When the 22-year-old took part in a recent fashion show, there were rude comments about her online; others face this nastiness too, with experts saying attitudes reflect patriarchal mindset and a society valuing looks over achievements.
More than 70 current, former Canadian gymnasts call for independent investigation in hope of forcing change.
In the latest high-profile case of sexual misconduct to rock China a married doctor and medical academic who got a student pregnant has been fired from his university post after an investigation.
The country’s elite society was rocked after privileged Zahir Jaffer attacked and killed Noor Mukadam when she refused his marriage proposal.
Years of slow but steady progress for women are at risk of being pushed back as the top two presidential frontrunners fight for what they see as a crucial ‘male’ vote.
Former government aide Brittany Higgins – whose allegation she was raped by a colleague, in parliament – called Scott Morrison’s speech ‘shocking’ and offensive’.
The three-time Olympian says she made no such claims in a social media post which sparked international concerns for her well-being.
Activist says Beijing’s crackdown on feminists in recent years, coupled with male-dominated power, may push more women to fight back against oppression.
Moroccan university students have broken their silence about professors demanding sexual favours in return for good grades.
Kim Keon-hee’s comments – meant to highlight scandals dogging the ruling Democratic Party – backfire as she claims ‘conservatives make sure they pay’.
Nation sees increase in rushed nuptials while parliament committee debates Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2021; critics say gender equality and reduction in number of child marriages are better served by improved education, not ‘coercive law’.
Threatening package addressed to the chief executive arrives on Monday to the building at the very heart of Hong Kong’s government.
Sophia Huang, who was awarded the UK scholarship, and her friend Wang Jianbing were arrested three months ago on suspicion of ‘inciting subversion of state power’.
Campaigners against sexual assault say the case is heartening despite the silencing of discussion inside the country.
In this issue of Global Impact, we look at the case of Chinese tennis pro Peng Shuai and summarises what we know so far.
‘The IOC cares more about appeasing the Chinese Communist Party and the Olympics’ corporate sponsors than the well-being of Olympic tennis star Peng Shuai,’ says one of the lawmakers who introduced the resolution.
Steve Simon, the WTA’s chief executive, said ‘I don’t see how I can ask our athletes to compete in China’ as concerns for her welfare grow after sex assault allegation.
Recruited by amateur and professional photographers for private photo shoots, models say they’ve been groped, harassed and blackmailed by photographers wanting sexual favours.
The award-winning Fast & Furious and Mad Max star talks about portraying strong women, the roles her country and her mother played in shaping her, and the ‘exhausting rite of passage’ young actresses face in Hollywood
Female voices in South Korean arts have been amplified in recent years, something to which a new film series co-presented by the Hong Kong Arts Centre clearly attests.
A woman posted online a series of abusive text messages from Wang Sicong, the scion of the world’s largest property developer.
A 14-minute video showing a woman berating her boss while accusing him of sexual harassment has gone viral in China. The man in the video, a government official, has been fired.
Titillation is taking second place to comfort and practicality as the global lingerie industry no longer treats expensive underwear primarily as a weapon of seduction.
Jobs for ‘Men only’, pregnancy tests, and being asked about dating history are common for women looking for work.