#MeToo leader Tina Tchen resigns due to criticism that she did not support Gov Cuomo sexual harassment accuser
Tina Tchen officially announced her resignation as Time’s Up CEO amid the aftermath of Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment scandal.
The resignation: In her Twitter post on Thursday, Tchen, the former chief of staff for Michelle Obama, said she was not the leader who could help Time’s Up, a women’s rights organization and legal fund, move forward and evolve, CNN reported.
A video showing a woman apparently getting groped and assaulted by a sizable mob in Pakistan has sparked online discussions about the treatment of women in the country.
The complaint: The victim, identified as female TikTok personality Ayesha Akram, went to Lahore’s Greater Iqbal Park with her crew on Aug. 14 to film people celebrating Pakistan’s Independence Day near the Minar-e-Pakistan monument, reported Vice.
A former staffer has accused California State Treasurer Fiona Ma of sexual harassment and other crimes, saying that she had to file a lawsuit after attempts to reach the official went unanswered.
The allegations: Judith Blackwell, who served as executive director of the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee, is suing Ma for sexual harassment, race and disability discrimination, wrongful termination, and intentional affliction of emotional distress, according to the Bay Area Reporter.
A South Korean-born Chinese Olympic skating champion, who has been banned from the South Korean national team due to sexual harassment, might not be able to represent China during the upcoming Winter Olympics in February 2022.
Under a new flag: Short track speed skating champion Lim Hyo-jun obtained Chinese citizenship to compete for China in 2022. However, a rule established by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) might throw a wrench in his plans, Arirang reports.
Outrage has erupted on Vietnamese social media after an Estonian man was fined a mere 200,000 Vietnamese dong ($8.60) for sexually harassing a woman in Ho Chi Minh City earlier this year.
The incident, which was caught on surveillance camera, occurred in the elevator of an apartment building in District 2 — home to a large expatriate community — around 8 p.m. on July 11.
A professional “Overwatch” player has received a one-year jail sentence for sexually abusing a child while she was asleep.
A personal trainer has been banned by a fitness center in Singapore after another trainer accused him of inappropriately touching and groping his client.
A Hungarian swimmer, who was recently held in South Korea due to allegations of sexual harassment, has been given permission to leave the country on Wednesday after paying a fine.
Tamas Kenderesi, a 22-year-old Olympic bronze medallist, was formally accused of committing an indecent act by compulsion, reports Agence France-Presse.
Student Burned to Death When She Wouldn’t Keep Quiet About Her Principal’s Alleged Sexual Harassment
A female student at an Islamic school in Feni, Bangladesh has died days after unidentified individuals set her on fire in apparent retaliation for a sexual harassment report she had made against the school principal.
On March 27, Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 18, filed a police report accusing the principal, Maulana Siraj Ud Doula, of sexually harassing her multiple times, with teachers urged her to keep quiet about it.
Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev has been suspended by the California State Athletic Commission for forcibly kissing sports reporter Jenny SuShe during a post-fight interview in Costa Mesa last Saturday.
The 37-year-old heavyweight fighter also reportedly grabbed SuShe, whose legal surname is Ravalo, on her buttocks and laughed about it.
DJ Soda, whose real name is Hwang So-hee, made a post on Monday showing a screenshot of a conversation she had with French DJ Hugel, who allegedly made a comment about one of her body parts.
Two women who were groped by a swarm of men in a swimming pool in Bahrain received a warning from authorities saying that they should never repeat such “actions.”
In a video posted on Twitter on Aug. 7, the women can be seen struggling to get out of the water as men cheered and groped them.