#MeToo

November 24, 2018
November 24, 2018

A Joint Message from Ambassadors For Change in Bangladesh

Tomorrow, the 25th of November, is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

November 5, 2018
November 5, 2018

Rana replaces Nana!

A lot of controversy surrounded Nana Patekar after allegations of sexual abuse were made against him in the wake of the #MeToo movement in India.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

Mithila on #MeToo movement

In a recent interview with Rafi Hossain, Rafiath Rashid Mithila talks about gender related social issues and her initiatives to address them.

October 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

Stamp out sexual harassment in the media

Thanks to the rise of the #MeToo movement, issues related to sexual harassment and sexual assault, especially at the workplace, have received much-needed attention in recent times.

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018

Bollywood director fired in India's #Metoo storm

Fox Star Studios sacks a Bollywood director working on a Hindi-language remake of hit US movie "The Fault In Our Stars" after he is accused of sexual harassment by two women.

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018

Why #MeToo is not happening in Bangladesh

The #metoo and #metooindia hashtags are felling old oaks in Indian media including the likes of veteran actors such as Nana Patekar and Alok Nath, singer Kailash Kher, filmmaker Sajid Khan, author Chetan Bhagat and even deputy foreign minister and former founder editor of The Telegraph MJ Akbar.

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Treat women with respect and dignity

As the #MeToo campaign rages on in India, Congress party president Rahul Gandhi yesterday came out in support of the movement, saying it was about time that everyone learns to treat women with respect and dignity.

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault, his lawyer says, in the first cases involving the disgraced producer to be tested in criminal court since scores of accusers emerged last year.

May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is arraigned in a New York court, charged with rape and a criminal sex act on two women, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of accusations that triggered the #MeToo movement.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, wins the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin Film Festival in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.