Naveen Kumar had earlier told The Indian Express, “It is my personal matter and decision. I don’t want any further action and there is no pressure on me. It is my personal choice, no one should worry for me.”
"I felt compelled to speak up about my experience with Akbar in 1993 and so I removed the anonymity that I had given to Akbar in my Vogue article and named him as the editor who had sexually harassed me," deposed Ramani.
As a first-of-its-kind phone line, the aim of the free helpline is to help plug a gap in the availability of specialist legal advice so that women can get the right assistance they need to hold their employer and harasser to account.
The Brit Awards 2018, which was recently held in London to honour global pop music artistes, saw many big faces putting a fashionable foot forward, including singer Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and Justin Timberlake. The singers also exhibited their support for the Time's Up and #MeToo movements on the red carpet by sporting white roses.
Thousands of men, women, transgenders from different walks of life have been incessantly sharing their harrowing experiences of being abused and harassed. Here are 15 brave women who openly chose to talk about their unfortunate encounter with sexual harassment.
Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.