Sexual misconduct Current Affairs, GK & News
Time magazine has named ‘The silence breakers’ its Person of the Year for 2017 referring to those individuals, mostly women, who came forward this year to publicly expose patterns of sexual harassment and assault by powerful public figures in America. Those recognized by Time range from famous actresses who took on disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey ..
Topics: Ashley Judd • Feminism • Feminist movements and ideologies • Harvey Weinstein • Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations • Hashtags • Internet-based activism • Me Too movement • Sexual misconduct • Violence against women • Weinstein • women
The Madhya Pradesh Assembly has unanimously passed a Bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below on December 4, 2017. With this, Madhya Pradesh has become the India’s first State where those convicted of such rapes will face the gallows. The Capital punishment would be awarded to convicts under ..
Topics: Crimes • Crimes against women • Gang rape • Government of Madhya Pradesh • Laws regarding rape • Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly • Rape • Sexual misconduct • Violence against men • Violence against women • women