MeToo

Significant points in #MeToo verdict

Priya Ramani’s victory was hard won, not in the least due to her access to resources and a support system most survivors cannot dream to access.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Greek theater director Dimitris Lignadis given time to respond to rape charges

According to court sources, Lignadis is accused of rape by two men who were minors when the events occurred in 2010 and 2015, an incident he has denied any wrongdoing.

published on : 21st February 2021

Women's press bodies hail Priya Ramani's acquittal in MJ Akbar's defamation suit

The NWMI welcomed the court's recognition of the social stigma associated with allegations of sexual harassment through its acknowledgement of the impact of sexual abuse and harassment on its victims.

published on : 19th February 2021

#MeToo movement: Activists feel Priya Ramani's acquittal in case will help others to speak up

The reason to be joyous, said Malhotra, was that a woman came forward and stood her ground against a powerful man even though there was immense pressure to withdraw.

published on : 18th February 2021

Priya Ramani case verdict will give more women courage to speak up against abuse: Activists

A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted journalist Ramani in Akbar's criminal defamation case against her over the allegations of sexual harassment.

published on : 17th February 2021

Richa, Taapsee, Chinmayi: Celebrities hail Priya Ramani's acquittal in MJ Akbar defamation case

Reacting to the judgment, Ramani said that it feels great to have your truth validated before court.

published on : 17th February 2021

Charisma Carpenter accuses Joss Whedon of unprofessional behaviour

Buffy the Vampire Slayer-fame Charisma Carpenter has tweeted out against Joss Whedon, in support of Ray Fisher.

published on : 12th February 2021

#MeToo: Delhi court verdict likely tomorrow in MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani

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

published on : 9th February 2021

Olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou adds voice to #MeToo movement

Sofia Bekatorou spent her first afternoons in a bathtub-sized sailboat stuck in circles, but coaches took note of the girl's determination.

published on : 6th February 2021

Person accused of sexual harassment can't be of high reputation, Ramani tells court

Ramani is facing a criminal defamation complaint filed by Akbar, who has been accused by her of sexual misconduct over 20 years ago when he was a journalist.

published on : 27th January 2021

Judge gives nod to Weinstein bankruptcy plan with USD 17 million for victims

The settlement amount is USD 11.5 million less than under a previous plan, which was scrapped after a federal judge in New York refused to approve a proposed USD 19 million settlement.

published on : 27th January 2021

Ramani's allegations of sexual misconduct false, Akbar reiterates

Over 20 women came up with accounts of the alleged sexual harassment by Akbar while they were working as journalists under him.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Another case can be made against Ramani for deleting her Twitter account, says Akbar

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

published on : 21st January 2021

Ramani had no right to accuse me of sexual harassment as she had no proof, Akbar tells court

Over 20 women came up with accounts of the alleged sexual harassment by Akbar while they were working as journalists under him.

published on : 14th January 2021

Shia LaBeouf, Margaret Qualley split amid actor's abuse allegations and lawsuit: Report

According to the outlet, the split comes as the 34-year-old star LaBeouf faces fallout from a lawsuit filed against him by FKA Twigs.

published on : 8th January 2021
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