#MeToo movement

MJ Akbar resigns as MoS, External Affairs amid sexual harassment charges: Read his full statement here

MJ Akbar resigns as MoS, External Affairs amid sexual harassment charges: Read his full statement here

He said that since he is challenging the 'false accusations' levelled against him, he will be stepping down from his post. 

Oct 17, 2018, 16:58 PM IST
Alok Nath sues Vinta Nanda over sexual assault allegations, seeks Re 1 as compensation

Alok Nath sues Vinta Nanda over sexual assault allegations, seeks Re 1 as compensation

 Alok Nath has also sought a written apology and Rs 1 as compensation from Vinta Nanda. 

Oct 15, 2018, 15:48 PM IST
MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case against woman who accused him of sexual harassment

MJ Akbar files criminal defamation case against woman who accused him of sexual harassment

Claiming that he was being framed, Akbar had on Sunday threatened to take legal action against those who have levelled allegations against him. 

Oct 15, 2018, 14:53 PM IST
Chetan Bhagat counterattacks on #MeToo allegations, pleads innocence

Chetan Bhagat counterattacks on #MeToo allegations, pleads innocence

To drive home his point, Chetan Bhagat posted screenshots of an email conversation with the woman who has accused him of sexual misconduct.

Oct 15, 2018, 12:43 PM IST
If a person is accused in MeToo movement then matter should be investigated, says MoS Ramdas Athawale

If a person is accused in MeToo movement then matter should be investigated, says MoS Ramdas Athawale

Athawale said that many people have been found guilty in connection with the movement and a proper enquiry should be done. 

Oct 14, 2018, 18:59 PM IST
Javadekar focusses on need of value education amid rising #MeToo allegations

Javadekar focusses on need of value education amid rising #MeToo allegations

Several women have come out in the open and spoken about their personal experiences of sexual harassment.

Oct 14, 2018, 16:52 PM IST
Why this sudden uproar ahead of 2019 polls: MJ Akbar smells conspiracy behind #MeToo allegations

Why this sudden uproar ahead of 2019 polls: MJ Akbar smells conspiracy behind #MeToo allegations

MJ Akbar said that he will be taking legal action against those making "wild and baseless" allegations against him.

Oct 14, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
#MeToo movement: DCW launches separate email id to report cases of sexual harassment

#MeToo movement: DCW launches separate email id to report cases of sexual harassment

The DCW has set up a separate email id for reporting the complaints at metoodcw@gmail.Com. One can also call 181 for any assistance regarding the same, the DCW said in a statement. 

Oct 14, 2018, 16:12 PM IST
Women filmmakers team up to extend support to the #MeToo movement

Women filmmakers team up to extend support to the #MeToo movement

The #MeToo movement has got tremendous support.

Oct 14, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
Michelle Obama backs #MeToo movement

Michelle Obama backs #MeToo movement

In the wake of the ongoing viral #MeToo movement, Michelle Obama has come in support of the same and asked women to pave the way for the next generation.

 

Oct 12, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
#MeToo is a very big issue: Rahul Gandhi on allegations against MoS MJ Akbar

#MeToo is a very big issue: Rahul Gandhi on allegations against MoS MJ Akbar

MoS MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by several women.

Oct 11, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
MJ Akbar's position in government untenable, something big soon: Reports

MJ Akbar's position in government untenable, something big soon: Reports

Akbar, who is travelling outside India, so far has not commented on the allegations.

Oct 11, 2018, 15:06 PM IST
No woman should be subjected to misbehaviour: Amitabh Bachchan

No woman should be subjected to misbehaviour: Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 76 on Thursday and who earlier drew flak for dodging questions on the industry`s #MeToo movement sparked by the Tanushree Dutta-Nana Patekar row, has said women should never be subjected to misbehaviour especially at the workplace. 

Oct 11, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Melania Trump wants #MeToo accusers to show 'hard evidence'

Melania Trump wants #MeToo accusers to show 'hard evidence'

#MeToo, a movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault, began a year ago in Hollywood after The New York Times and The New Yorker published several stories about decades-long predation of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. 

 

Oct 11, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
US President Donald Trump mocks #MeToo movement

US President Donald Trump mocks #MeToo movement

"It's the person that got away. The old days, it was a little different than Pennsylvania to it," Trump said referring to the GOP's inability to win presidential elections earlier.

Oct 11, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
Most women go through sexual harassment, should report to police: NCW chief Rekha Sharma on #MeToo movement

Most women go through sexual harassment, should report to police: NCW chief Rekha Sharma on #MeToo movement

In a statement, Sharma pointed out that if women who have been victims of sexual assault and harassment don't complain then the predators get a reason to do the same with other women.

Oct 10, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Congress demands Union Minister MJ Akbar's resignation over #MeToo allegations

Congress demands Union Minister MJ Akbar's resignation over #MeToo allegations

Congress has been seeking answers from the Union Minister over the charges asserting that silence is not an option. 

Oct 10, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
#MeToo Movement: Twinkle Khanna gives a shout-out to all the brave women

#MeToo Movement: Twinkle Khanna gives a shout-out to all the brave women

Women from the film industry and other walks of life have exposed names of men who have sexually exploited them. 

 

Oct 10, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
Working on your own terms is tough, not impossible, says Aditi Rao Hydari

Working on your own terms is tough, not impossible, says Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi refused to generalise the film industry as an unsafe place for women.

 

Oct 08, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Women should call out perpetrators to create safe work environment: Malaika Arora

Women should call out perpetrators to create safe work environment: Malaika Arora

Malaika, who has featured in several films and has been a former model, is aware of the importance of women safety in the entertainment industry.

Oct 06, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

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