Allegations of sexual harassment against Ustav Chakrobarty only hint at the terribly toxic power dynamics that male celebrities often abuse.
This is not a delegitimization of the work done those behind the “Name And Shame” Statement, but a request to allow self critique.
Gurmehar Kaur has received rape and death threats merely for standing up against the gundagardi and violence at Ramjas College.
Daniel Shravan, a Telugu Filmmaker, recently asserted, “Rape is not a serious thing, but murder is inexcusable. Avoid killing after rape.''
The owner of High Spirits, a bar in Pune, was called out for sexually harassing women. It fueled the #MeToo movement and spread awareness.
Katrina Kaif shut down Ranbir Kapoor’s mansplaining at a recent interview for Jagga Jasoos to VJ Xerxes Wadia of MTV Insider.
Women's Day Whatsapp forwards serve to remind me that womanhood is only celebrated when it is convenient. When it is sanitised, stripped of anything remotely political, swathed in pink and devoid of accountability.
Jayalalithaa’s life is testimony to the difficulty that women in politics might face – especially those that do not come from politically established families. Given the patriarchal structure of the family, women are expected to balance a home and work life, something that is difficult in a career in politics.
Sunny Leone is, first and foremost, a person who has all the rights to do whatever they want to. We have to understand that before being a porn-star, or a Sikh woman, or an entrepreneur, she is a person.
Swathi Vadlamudi is a senior journalist based in Hyderabad who has an FIR lodged against her for posting a satirical image of Ram and Sita highlighting the era of rampant sexual violence that we live in.