The final draft of the law includes prison terms of up to 12 years for crimes of physical sexual abuse, 15 years for sexual exploitation and nine years for forced marriage.
Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, head of the Bishops' Conference of France, said that secrets shared in the confessional are above the law.
All sex crimes and homicides committed by military members will now be tried by civilian courts rather than courts-martial, following multiple scandals and victim suicides.
Harassment case against a powerful media man is a major moment for the movement, according to accuser Zhou Xiaoxuan. #MeToo in China has seen few victories as sexual misconduct was added as grounds for a suit as late as 2019.
The effective life sentence for Keith Raniere comes after he was found guilty of coercing women into having sex with him as the charismatic leader of NXIVM, a life-coaching group that attracted a coterie of millionaires and Hollywood actors.
The Egyptian government's National Council for Women says that it had received 400 complaints and enquiries about violence against women from 1 to 5 July.
The tycoon will pay what amounts to one of the largest sexual harassment awards in US history, the victim's lawyer says. Hollywood assistant Mahim Khan said Alkiviades "Alki" David repeatedly groped her and on one occasion exposed her breasts.
Many activists say Japan's criminal code is outdated, underscoring gender inequality in the country, despite relatively high rates of female education and workplace participation.
"Private is Political –– Vagina Monologues 4.0," a Nepali rendition, gives life to real stories about harassment in the South Asian nation, in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
US government and FBI launched probes as politicians, law enforcement officials and alleged victims expressed shock that Epstein could take his own life when a reported failed suicide attempt 2 weeks ago meant he should have been under close watch.
Peter Dalglish built up a glittering career in international aid, but it was all a front to allow him to abuse children. What can the aid sector learn from this shocking case?
An indictment says Kelly and his managers picked out women and girls at concerts and arranged for them to travel to see Kelly and call him "Daddy".
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