Christian Porter instead said he would take leave to care for his mental health after the allegations recently became public.
"I count this as another rape in itself," Sidra Humayun, an activist who handles sexual assault cases, said. "Most rape victims I have worked with have spoken of being traumatised by it."
Argento alleged to an Italian newspaper that she had been “abused” by Cohen while making their 2002 film xXx.
Depardieu, one of the most famous actors of his generation, is accused of assaulting and raping an actress in her 20s in 2018.
Adviser to PM Babar Awan, who is also a member of the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Cases, said Prime Minister Imran Khan was very much concerned over the recent incidents of rape in different parts of the country.
French clothing brand Lacoste has ended its collaboration with rappers Moha La Squale and Romeo Elvis, the company said Friday after both men were accused of sexual assault.
The coronavirus pandemic is sending the world into a tizzy, killing over a million and infecting many more. However, there is another virus that has plagued society for years, but for which there seems to be no cure: rape.
The imprisoned movie mogul appeared virtually in an upstate New York court to fight extradition to Los Angeles, where he has been indicted on 11 counts of sexual assault.
On Friday, February 21, after four days of deliberation, the jury in Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial made an announcement of sort. It wasn’t a verdict – not quite. It was more complex – and almost more captivating – than that.