Tag: Priya Ramani Verdict

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 The cathartic moment of 2018, which was shared by women who told their stories and those who believed them, has long been replaced by the unsurprising realisation that the …

The Hindutva Challenge To Women’s Rights

Written by Jyothi S International Women’s day is approaching. But do women in the country have a lot to cheer about? A success story in the Indian Me-Too movement through the Priya Ramani verdict will boost the morale of many and give them courage to …

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 …