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Sexual Misconduct

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  • South African judge convicts retired tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape

    South African judge convicts retired tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape
    JOHANNESBURG — Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was on Monday convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. Judge Bert Bam said he is satisfied that the two women who...
  • Bill Cosby accusers fight motion to dismiss defamation suit

    Bill Cosby accusers fight motion to dismiss defamation suit
    Three women who allege Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago say in a court filing that he doesn't have a right to lie and hide behind the statements of his representatives to have their defamation lawsuit dismissed. "Cosby claims a privilege...
  • China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign

    China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign
    Chinese authorities have released five feminist activists detained last month as they were planning a public outreach campaign against sexual harassment on public transportation. The women's detention had attracted worldwide attention, including...
  • Judge weighs sex allegations against former Sussex official

    Attorneys for a young woman who claims in a lawsuit that she was sexually abused by former Republican Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips asked a Superior Court judge on Monday to find Phillips liable because he has not explicitly denied the...
  • Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem

    Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18- to 24-year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to be...
  • China releases 5 feminists it held for planning protests against harassment

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were detained shortly...
  • China said to release 3 of 5 feminists detained for planning protests

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release three of five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were...
  • Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise

    Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise
    Iran suspended pilgrimage visits to Saudi Arabia on Monday in the latest manifestation of escalating tensions between the two regional rivals. The move comes after allegations that security personnel at the airport in Jeddah sexually molested a pair...
  • China cracks down on women's-rights protesters

    The feisty young women had spoken out before — dressing up in wedding gowns smeared with fake blood to protest domestic violence and "occupying" men's restrooms to advocate for more toilet facilities for women. But in early March, as they were...
  • Ex-Utah court clerk wins sex harassment suit against judge

    A former Weber County court clerk has won a sexual harassment lawsuit against a former judge who wrote a love poem to her. A federal jury in Salt Lake City on Thursday awarded more than $270,000 to Marcia Eisenhour after finding that former Justice Court...
  • Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph

    Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph
    A decorated Park Ridge police officer chosen to receive the department's 2014 Officer of the Year award recently served a 30-day suspension for alleged misconduct, officials said. An investigation, conducted by an outside management consulting firm...