#MeToo movement

Combatting Systematic Misogyny

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.

December 19, 2019
December 19, 2019

Japanese journalist wins high-profile #MeToo case

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.

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

Combatting Systematic Misogyny

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.

November 19, 2018
November 19, 2018

#MeToo is not against all men

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.

November 17, 2018
November 17, 2018

NANDITA DAS RELIVING WITH MANTO

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.

October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018

MJ Akbar quits to challenge accusations

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.

October 8, 2018
October 8, 2018

#MeToo gathers steam in India, at last

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.

January 20, 2018
January 20, 2018

Actor Michael Douglas accused of sexual misconduct

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.