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Me Too movement


Defamation case: Delhi HC admits MJ Akbar’s appeal over Priya Ramani’s acquittal

January 14, 2022 7:58 am

Akbar had filed the defamation case against Ramani in 2018 after she levelled sexual harassment allegations against him. The trial court acquitted Ramani in the case on February 17 last year.

China set to pass stringent law protecting women's rights amid criticism of suppressing #MeToo movement

December 22, 2021 6:46 pm

🔴 The draft revision to the 'Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Women' outlaws the use of superstitious and mind-control practices on women and bans employers from asking female applicants about their marital or pregnancy status.

Chinese tennis star accuses former top leader of sexual assault

November 04, 2021 5:22 pm

Tennis star Peng Shuai, in a social media post, described an assault that began as an on-and-off consensual relationship with Zhang Gaoli, who from 2013-18 served on the party’s Politburo Standing Committee.

R&B superstar R. Kelly convicted in sex trafficking trial

September 28, 2021 7:11 am

Several accusers testified in lurid detail during the trial, alleging that Kelly subjected them to perverse and sadistic whims when they were underage.

Priya Ramani, Rebecca John deserve our gratitude. History has been made

February 19, 2021 9:12 am

Courage of those who spoke up, commitment of lawyers and women’s movement mark this moment.

After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein heads to dank New York jail

February 25, 2020 7:44 am

"It's not the cleanest," Malissa Allen, a mental health counselor who has treated inmates at the infirmary, said in an interview. "It's a very old jail. A lot of people complain about the smell. It has the old basement smell."

Harvey Weinstein says he has advanced women’s film careers

December 16, 2019 10:33 pm

Harvey Weinstein was interviewed while recuperating at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center on Friday, a day after spinal surgery.

Harvey Weinstein reaches 25 million dollar deal with accusers

December 12, 2019 10:58 am

The 25 million dollars is part of a larger pool of 46.7 million dollars, with the remainder going to the Weinstein companies, general unsecured creditors and lawyers for defendants.

Cuba Gooding Jr faces seven more accusations of unwanted touching

December 11, 2019 12:23 pm

Cuba Gooding Jr has been formally charged in three reported incidents, each resulting in misdemeanor charges of forcible touching and third-degree sexual abuse. He has pleaded not guilty.

SRK on #MeToo movement: If somebody misbehaves, it's not going to go untouched now

December 08, 2019 2:27 pm

When asked if Indian commercial films have touched upon MeToo stories, Shah Rukh said while mainstream cinema has not delved deep into the subject, the parallel cinema has always held the fort.