World  /  Published 01.11.18

MeToo backlash: Mass walkout at Google

Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers are expected to walk off the job on Thursday morning to protest the Internet company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.It ...
By AP in San Francisco

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.18

The definitive consent playlist

Song: Independent WomenArtist: Destiny’s Child“Only ring your cell-y when I'm feelin' lonely / When it's all over please get up and leave / Question: tell me how you feel about this / Try to contr...
By Uma Asher in

India  /  Published 24.10.18

The #MeToo FAQ for smart women

Does every workplace need to have an ICC? By law, any company with over 10 workers has to have an ICC. Failure to comply with POSH invites a fine of Rs 50,000 the first time. Repeated failure has more...
By Deepika S in

India  /  Published 19.10.18

MeToo tainted in suicide bid

The former CEO of a talent management agency was stopped purportedly from jumping off a bridge in the early hours of Friday, days after losing his job following accusations of sexually harassing women...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.10.18

Minister hits out at MeToo

Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan has said the MeToo movement was started by “people with perverted minds” and asked if it was fair to level accusations over incidents that happened years ago. “I...
By PTI in


India  /  Published 18.10.18

Video: The importance of speaking up

Under the legal lens, what does a complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace look like? After speaking to lawyers as well as former and current police officers, it is clear that all is not black ...
By Manashi Sengupta and Taranveer Singh in

India  /  Published 17.10.18

Akbar resigns to fight ‘personal battle’

M.J. Akbar resigned on Wednesday as Union minister, buckling under the collective pressure of women who have accused him of sexual harassment, as the Narendra Modi government for the first t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.18

Satire, long feted in India, is now censured

Break the silenceSir — At long last, the silence around sexual misconduct towards women has been broken. Patriarchy has enabled the abuse of women under any pretext. Men around the world, from indus...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 01.06.19

Vikas Bahl cleared of harassment charge

Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has been given a clean chit in the sexual harassment case following an internal inquiry by Reliance Entertainment, which is the producer of his next film Super 30.The complaint ag...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

The modern equivalent of foot-binding

Stilettos hurt. Not just when they are poked in the eye, but, more commonly, when they form part of fashionable female footwear. Growing numbers of women in Japan are joining an online movement agains...
By The Editorial Board in


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