A Tokyo court yesterday awarded 3.3 million yen ($30,000) in damages to journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a former TV reporter of rape in one of the most high-profile cases of the #MeToo movement in Japan.
The past decade has seen progress being made for movements to support equality. The #MeToo and Time's Up movements helped start conversations within the general public worldwide on the topics of sexual harassment and misogyny.
The #MeToo movement in Bangladesh is women's outburst brought about by accumulated abuse for decades, and it should be promoted to ensure a women-friendly country, said female journalists and activists yesterday.
Critically acclaimed for her radiant display of acting and directional genius, Nandita Das believes in her heart that the core purpose of film-making is creating a difference through felicitous molding of perceptions.
An Indian government minister resigned yesterday, saying he was doing so in order to fight accusations of sexual harassment levied by several women, the most high-profile casualty of a growing #MeToo movement.
The year-old #MeToo movement has long failed to take root in India, but a Bollywood actress's accusations of sexual harassment appear to be emboldening women to speak out at last.
A woman publicly accuses Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas of sexual misconduct, saying he had repeatedly harassed her verbally and fondled himself in front of her when she worked for him in the 1980s.