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India’s #MeToo wave

A year after the #MeToo movement took the Hollywood and the West by storm, skeletons have started tumbling out of India’s closets too. From Bollywood actresses to women journalists, the Twitt

#MeToo is here to stay

It was a volcano waiting to erupt. And it has belched lava in India more than a year after the #MeToo campaign of Hollywood. Every few minutes, women are posting heart-wrenching stories of sexual a

“A casting director said if I become his girlfriend, he will flood me with good roles”

I have been in the television industry for four years now. A director once said to me, “You have the looks but you have not done work that gives you recognition.” He said that if I join

“I have suffered sexual harassment from men and women”

It happens to men and gays too, and perhaps more rampantly than to women. I have suffered sexual harassment at my workplace. When a man physically violates a woman, it is considered a serious matte

#MeTooMuch?

The long-awaited arrival of #MeToo in India has received two kinds of receptions: cathartic yet celebratory cacophony and uncomfortable silence. The first comes from most working women and many m

“He was my best friend’s husband, as well as a good friend”

Among the first to speak up about rape in Bollywood in the #MeToo India campaign is Vinta Nanda, filmmaker, and writer of film and TV scripts. She recounted her gut-wrenching story of being rap

The ‘not me’ syndrome

While reading down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the supreme court acknowledged the apology that Indian society owes to people with sexual minority identities. This acknowledgement has ev

How MeToo is going places

There was time not very long ago when women knew they would have to bear it in silence. They would have to deal with casual misogyny, rampant sexism, slander and libel and aspersions cast on their

What ails the Indian women?

Abha Singh, who is practicing in the high court of judicature at Mumbai, launched the Urdu edition of her book titled ‘Aurat Halat aur Hal’ in Mumbai on January 10. The Hindi edition of

Sexual harassment at workplace: Let’s look at it from male perspective too

Indian society is in a stage of rapid transition. In case of social development, we as a nation have made progress in various sectors and have repealed, modified and abolished those laws which were



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