MeToo movement

UN AIDS agency fires whistleblower after financial, sexual misconduct probe

Brostrom was credited by some for starting a #MeToo movement at the UN and her complaint that she was sexually assaulted led to two inquiries by UN investigators.

published on : 16th December 2019

14 per cent rise in sex crime reporting after MeToo movement: Study

The researchers estimated that in the first three months of the movement, 11,598 additional sexual crimes were reported in the 13 OECD countries.

published on : 14th December 2019

Pressure mounts on Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski over latest rape charge

The film-maker rejected the allegation, but few in French cinema have come out in support of Polanski, who fled to France in 1978 after admitting to raping a 13-year-old girl in LA.

published on : 10th November 2019

French #MeToo founder faces verdict in defamation suit

Sandra Muller started a viral hashtag in French in October 2017, #balancetonporc (expose your pig), which called on Frenchwomen to name and shame men in an echo of the #MeToo movement.

published on : 25th September 2019

Defamation case against MJ Akbar came at great personal cost: Priya Ramani

She said that by staying silent, she could have avoided being targetted but that would not have been the right thing to do.

published on : 9th September 2019

Mia Farrow has taken advantage of #MeToo: Soon-Yi Previn defends Woody Allen

Dylan Farrow, Allen's adopted daughter with Farrow, accused the director of sexually abusing her in the early 1990s while she was a child.

published on : 17th September 2018