#MeToo

October 13, 2018
October 13, 2018

Treat women with respect and dignity

As the #MeToo campaign rages on in India, Congress party president Rahul Gandhi yesterday came out in support of the movement, saying it was about time that everyone learns to treat women with...

June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault, his lawyer says, in the first cases involving the disgraced producer to be tested in criminal court since...

May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is arraigned in a New York court, charged with rape and a criminal sex act on two women, nearly eight months after his career imploded in a blaze of...

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

"Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, wins the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin Film Festival in a strong year for...

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018

Why the #MeToo movement disrupts the creeping commodification of feminism

As the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations in New York draws near, women from every corner of the world will convene to deliberate on the theme of CSW...

January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018

#MeToo exists because of unequal power between men and women

Question: How do you know that a social campaign is working?

December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017

Time magazine names #MeToo movement as 'person of the year'

Time magazine names the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in...

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

Good men should not be quiet spectators

As the crowd builds of those telling their story, we see a picture of real life begin to emerge. A critical mass is growing that proves how much goes wrong when people can act with impunity in a...

October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017

What is the antidote to toxic masculinity?

If the patriarchy is a river—and a polluted one at that—toxic masculinity and rape culture are its tributaries. They go hand in hand and feed off each other.

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

The #MeToo campaign: Only a start

Tales of global-media-mogul Harvey Weinstein's decades of sexual abuse of women in Hollywood have been unravelling over the last few weeks.