MeToo News

Drop Kailash Kher from cultural event, singer Sona Mohapatra urges Delhi govt

In her petition, Sona Mohapatra wrote: "I am shocked to learn that Kher has been asked to headline a performance at Delhi government's Mayur Utsav. Action needs to be taken against perpetrators."

MeToo: Home Ministry tells states to set up panels for complaints

The letter comes days after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh held the first meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) set up in the wake of the MeToo campaign.

Editors Guild of India suspends MJ Akbar, Tarun Tejpal over sexual harassment allegations

On October 17, Akbar had stepped down as a junior foreign minister following a flurry of allegations made against him by at least 15 women, who accused him of sexual misconduct during his stint as the editor of The Asian Age.

Rome opera hires Daniele Gatti, who lost job over #MeToo allegations

Daniele Gatti was fired by a Dutch orchestra this year over #metoo allegations.


Women with disabilities come together: Dependence makes it harder to speak up

A study, in 12 districts of Odisha covering a sample of 729 women with disabilities, showed that 12.6 per cent of the physically disabled respondents reported to having been raped

NCW wants separate law to address gender bias at workplace

The decision was taken following a day-long consultative meeting to review the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, at the NCW’s office in New Delhi in the wake of the #MeToo movement that has swept the country since October.

Workshop at AIIMS on #MeToo

The association is expecting around 300-400 participants in the workshop, which will see Supreme Court lawyer Karuna Nundy talk to students about the legal aspects of the movement.

Tanushree Dutta yet to appear before women’s panel

“Even in Dutta’s complaint, a plea was made to the commission to ensure an FIR is filed. Now that the FIR has been filed, it is not necessary for the commission to intervene,” said an official.

What to say when your kid asks about #MeToo

“Is it really that bad Ma? I mean the girls in our class do not seem like victims at all!” The older one mumbled while reading the paper.

'It was consensual': M J Akbar denies rape accusations by US-based journalist, wife defends him

In a column for The Washington Post, Gogoi, Chief Business Correspondent of National Public Radio, accused Akbar of raping her while she was working as the editor of The Asian Age two decades back in India. 

MeToo Videos

'The patriarchal notion that women are not in the right place when working outside homes, persists... Need sensitisation in every workplace'

Justice (retired) Sujata Manohar talks about the importance of #MeToo as a women's empowerment movement, why there is a need for 'fresh thinking' on the 2013 sexual harassment guidelines and more.

Tracking the extent of #MeToo in India: News in Numbers

How big was India’s #MeToo movement? Take a look.

Timeline: The story of Me Too started in 1997

#MeToo is a year old but the tag ‘Me Too’ dates back to 1997.

MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

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.