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China: #MeToo Victims Face Abuse, Payback For Going Public

Dec 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A former employee of Alibaba is now facing online harassment and accusations of lying from the wives of the two men she accused alongside a defamation lawsuit from Alibaba Vice President who was forced to resign.

WTA Expresses Concerns Over Missing Chinese Tennis Player Peng Shuai

Nov 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

WTA CEO Steve Simon had called for a full investigation and demanded that Peng Shuai not be censored. Those expressing concern about Peng’s safety include tennis player Naomi Osaka.


#MeToo: WTA CEO Calls For Investigation After Chinese Tennis Player's Social Media Post

Former No.1 doubles player's accusation was the first against a prominent government official since the #MeToo movement took hold in China in 2018 before being largely tamped down by authorities the same year.

Payal Ghosh Recalls The Attack On Her: I Shouted Like Hell Because I Was So Damn Scared

Sep 21, 2021 Prateek Sur

Actress Payal Ghosh claims that she was attacked by a group of men late in the night on this Sunday, September 19. She speaks to Outlook about what happened exactly and what she did afterwards.


Sai Tamhankar: I Can See The Change In The Air After The MeToo Movement

Sai Tamhankar had spoken up very boldly about Alok Nath who had been allegedly accused in the MeToo movement back in 2018. Three years down the line, does she feel the movement has lost its track, as hardly anyone got any severe punishment? Read on to know.

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04 July, 2021

A Father's Fear: Tarun Tejpal Verdict Sets A Very Bad Example

Rai Mahimapat Ray

To empower women, we need to felicitate those who had the courage to speak out and to punish those guilty of perpetuating the oldest form of violence towards women.


23 May, 2021

Tarun Tejpal’s Acquittal Has Made It Harder For Women To Fight For Justice: IWPC

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The Indian Women’s Press Corp (IWPC) expressed its ‘disappointment’ over a Goa sessions court’s verdict acquitting journalist Tarun Tejpal of sexually assaulting a colleague.


24 February, 2021

Women Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Must Be Heard

Zakia Soman

Sexual abuse takes away dignity and self-confidence and sometimes a victim may not speak up for years due to the mental trauma, the Court observed.


17 February, 2021

#MeToo| Delhi Court Acquits Journalist Priya Ramani In Defamation Case Filed By MJ Akbar

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Former Union minister MJ Akbar had filed a defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani after she accused him of sexually harassing her in 1994.


10 February, 2021

Delhi Court Defers Verdict In MJ Akbar’s Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani

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Former Union minister MJ Akbar had filed a defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani after she accused him of sexually harassing her in 1994


10 February, 2021

Delhi Court Verdict In MJ Akbar's Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani Today

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Ramani had made an allegation of sexual misconduct against Akbar in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018.


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04 January, 2021

Ramani Called Me Predator Without Any Basis, Akbar Tells Court During Hearing

PTI

Journalist Priya Ramani had made allegation of sexual misconduct against Akbar in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018.


13 December, 2020

#MeToo: Final Hearing In MJ Akbar's Case Against Priya Ramani On Monday

PTI

Akbar had filed a criminal defamation complaint against Ramani over allegations of sexual misconduct against him


25 November, 2020

MJ Akbar, Journalist Priya Ramani Refuse Settlement In Defamation Case

PTI

Senior advocate Geeta Luthra, appearing for Akbar, said that if Ramani was apologetic for her allegations, she would ask him to consider closing the complaint.


21 November, 2020

#MeToo: Court Asks If MJ Akbar, Priya Ramani Can Agree On Settlement In Defamation Case

PTI

Akbar had filed a defamation suit against Ramani for allegedly defaming him by accusing him of sexual misconduct


10 November, 2020

Priya Ramani Made 'Defamatory' Statement Out Of Vengeance, MJ Akbar Tells Court

PTI

In 2018, journalist Priya Ramani accused Akbar of sexual misconduct around 20 years ago.


02 November, 2020

Watch: Aamir Khan’s Daughter Ira Reveals She Was Sexually Abused When She Was 14

Outlook Web Bureau

In her latest video on Instagram, Ira Khan also opens up about dealing with depression


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31 October, 2020

'Shaktiman' Mukesh Khanna slammed for remarks on #MeToo Movement

PTI

'It all began when women started saying that they want to do what men do,' the actor said.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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