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