Jul 31, 2021 07:30 AM IST
Washington DC-based author and feminist activist Soraya Chemaly believes women’s anger can be a powerful force for social justice.
- Jul 03, 2021 04:28 AM IST
To learn that comedian Bill Cosby, 83, has gotten away because of a legal loophole feels like a giant leap backwards.
- Mar 24, 2021 10:27 PM IST
A lower court had acquitted Ramani of the defamation charge last month.
- Mar 15, 2021 07:54 PM IST
According to media reports, Meesha Shafi now faces up to 3 years in prison for falsely accusing Ali Zafar of sexual misconduct and causing “irreparable damages to his career thanks to the false case…” However, her lawyer has junked all media reports claiming them to be fake as court verdict is reportedly awaited.
- Feb 17, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Ramani had claimed that Akbar had "sexually harassed" her when she was called to The Oberoi hotel in Mumbai for a job interview in December, 1993.
- Feb 10, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Priya Ramani had made allegations of sexual misconduct against M J Akbar in the wake of the #MeToo movement in 2018.
- Feb 09, 2021 11:15 AM IST
Dozens of testimonies about being stalked, harassed or assaulted have emerged online, focused on the Instagram account "Lan Asket", Arabic for "I will not be silent".
- Oct 31, 2020 11:03 AM IST
Mukesh Khanna’s comment created outrage on Twitter as netizens came forward to slam his remarks.
- Mar 13, 2020 04:14 PM IST
After four years of research, the Oxford English Dictionary decided to take steps to correct the imbalance between man and woman by weeding out those words that perpetuate sexist stereotypes.
- Jan 07, 2020 01:25 PM IST
The Los Angeles charges come as potential jurors in New York were scheduled to arrive at court on January 7 and fill out questionnaires to determine if they can be impartial.
- Oct 11, 2019 01:51 PM IST
Among the sectors, IT topped the list with a total of 335 complaints. This is a direct reflection of the fact that IT sector employs the maximum number of women in the country.
- Jul 06, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Multiple women have come out with accounts of alleged sexual harassment by M J Akbar while he was working as a journalist.
- Dec 28, 2018 08:26 PM IST
The highest number of complaints were received from Maharashtra at 33, he said.
- Dec 27, 2018 11:52 AM IST
After the second wave of the #MeToo movement in India, there are both positive and negative signs. The positive one is that the initial shock and awe have led to some acknowledgement of the dark underbelly of the world of work.
- Dec 13, 2018 08:29 PM IST
The singer started a petition on change.org where she has reiterated her allegations of sexual harassment against Kher
- Dec 12, 2018 09:14 PM IST
Office-bearers of the Guild discussed the EC's comments and concurred with the view that Akbar and Tejpal should be suspended from the Guild, it said
- Nov 19, 2018 09:22 PM IST
It made clear it that the issues "would be considered by the court in the event an aggrieved person moves" court.
- Nov 16, 2018 08:37 AM IST
Companies need to include stakeholders in their corporate governance agenda. While companies fight hard to balance their operating necessities with the requirements of stakeholders, it will be prudent to make stakeholders a part of their corporate governance eco-system.
- Nov 14, 2018 07:45 PM IST
In October, Suresh Rangarajan was sent on leave by Tata Motors after allegations of misconduct
- Nov 05, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Taking note of actor Tanushree Dutta's accusations of sexual harassment, Sridhar Acharyulu also said there are no systems in various organisations like the film industry to receive complaints of sexual exploitation or harassment.
- Nov 04, 2018 03:50 PM IST
The #MeToo movement began in India with women recounting their experiences of sexual harassment in the entertainment and media industry
- Nov 03, 2018 04:03 PM IST
Gogoi, the chief business editor of National Public Radio (NPR) said she stands by every word in her published account in The Washington Post.
- Nov 02, 2018 06:52 PM IST
Pallavi Gogoi accused Akbar of raping her, saying the "brilliant journalist" used his position as editor-in-chief of the Asian Age to prey on her.
- Oct 31, 2018 02:25 PM IST
Akbar appeared before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and recorded his statement to support the defamation complaint filed by him against Ramani on October 15.
- Oct 30, 2018 11:09 AM IST
NCW is planning to hold consultation to review the provisions and the implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013