Tag: MeToo movement

Priya Ramani acquittal opens new paths for Indian feminist movement

The verdict in Priya Ramani versus MJ Akbar represents both a closure and a new opportunity. The cathartic moment of 2018, which was shared by women who told their stories and those who believed them, has long been replaced by the unsurprising realisation that the …

Priya Ramani verdict has expanded the law on sexual harassment

There were two watershed moments around workplace equality and dignity for women in India. The first was the Vishaka judgment in 1997 when for the first time the Supreme Court (SC) recognised sexual harassment at the workplace as a form of discrimination and a violation …

Taking down Britney | The Indian Express

In hindsight, it was a hounding. In 2007, as American pop star Britney Spears fell from the height of her teenybop fame to the lows of a mental breakdown, the cameras just would not look away. The unravelling of a 25-year-old young woman was an …