User: campaigns Topic: Attacks on Women
Category: India
Last updated: Oct 16 2018 24:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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#MeToo: Women compromise for personal gains, says MP BJP MLA 16.10.2018 Rediff: News
Vice president of Madhya Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party, Usha Thakur, said Monday that problems like sexual harassment arise because of the compromise with "moral values" and resorting to "short-cuts".
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German police detain suspected hostage-taker and free woman 15.10.2018 Reuters: World News
German police detained a man who took a woman hostage at the train station in Cologne on Monday and said the suspect, who was seriously injured in the rescue operation, was probably a Syrian citizen.
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#MeToo: In world of Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam, women say harassment is an open secret 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Since Saturday, more than 200 Carnatic musicians have signed a statement urging more women to tell their stories.
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#MeToo: ‘MJ Akbar trying to silence harassment claims through intimidation,’ says Priya Ramani 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The Union minister has filed a defamation case against the journalist for accusing him of sexual harassment.
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Journalists’ bodies ask MJ Akbar to resign pending investigation into sexual harassment allegations 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
In a joint statement, the organisations criticised the minister for threatening his accusers with legal action.
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Watch: Hillary Clinton said Bill Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The former first lady said her husband was right not to have resigned as President of the US when the scandal came to light in 2002.
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In Dhaka, homeless girls must battle drug addiction, poverty and sexual abuse 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Bangladesh’s capital has an estimated 4,50,000 street children.
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#MeToo: MJ Akbar’s defamation petition against journalist Priya Ramani stands on flimsy ground 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
At best, it looks like a ploy to stop the press from reporting on the harassment claims and ensure more women do not come out against him.
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Truth is my only defence in MeToo movement: Journalist counters MJ Akbar over defamation case 15.10.2018 Zee News : India National
Journalist Priya Ramani, who has levelled sexual harassment charges against Union minister MJ Akbar as part of the MeToo movement, has said that she is ready to “fight allegations of defamation”.
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Not Surprised By MJ Akbar's Move, Say Women Activists 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Several women rights activists today said they were not surprised by Union Minister MJ Akbar's decision to go to court against a journalist who has accused him of sex harassment. One of the activists,...
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Director's Association Notice To Sajid Khan On Sexual Harassment Charges 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indian Film & Television Directors' Association (IFTDA) issued a notice to director Sajid Khan today following allegations of sexual harassment against him by three women.
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WCD Panel To Look Into Sexual Harassment Cases Under #MeToo: Official 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Women and Child Development Ministry will constitute a panel of legal experts to look into the allegations of sexual harassment that have surfaced in the #MeToo movement, a senior official said...
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Not Only Film Sector, There Is Sex Harassment In All Fields: Kamal Haasan 15.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Monday said the film industry should not be singled out by the #MeToo movement as sex harassment cases have been reported from all sectors.
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MJ Akbar files defamation case against journalist Ramani 15.10.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Minister MJ Akbar on Monday filed a defamation case against Journalist Priya Ramani who allegedly levelled charges of sexual misconduct against him. Mr Akbar submitted in his complaint that Ramani levelled the charges “wilfully, deliberately, intentionally and maliciously” on social media. He further submitted through his complaint that it was also apparent that […]
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Maliwal attacks Akbar over his statement on charges of sexual harassment 15.10.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Sunday took a dig at Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar after the latter stated that charges of sexual harassment levelled against him by several women journalists as ‘wild’ and ‘baseless’. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Ms Maliwal said, “All 9 women are […]
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#MeToo: Malayalam production house to set up internal complaints committees for its films 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Director Aashiq Abu and actor Rima Kallingal, who run Original Pixels in Motion, said work-related complaints and harassment can be reported to these panels.
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ICC requested BCCI to not send Rahul Johri for meeting after sexual harassment allegation: Report 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The BCCI’s acting secretary Amitabh Chaudhary will represent the board at the meeting.
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#MeToo: MJ Akbar files defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani for harassment allegations 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The Union minister had asked on Sunday why the sexual harassment allegations against him have only come up before the 2019 elections.
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Top news: MJ Akbar and Alok Nath file defamation cases against their accusers 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
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Watch: Revisit this powerful short film that calls out sexual harassment in workplaces 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The video from 2017, starring Maanvi Gagroo, gives a message of strength to women to speak up against workplace harassment.
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