This is a striking act of resistance in a patriarchal country where women – but particularly Muslim women – have historically had their rights denied.
“I want justice. I want to get back to work and I want Ganesh Acharya to go to jail for sexually harassing so many women and that he never gets work again,” says the survivor.
Women and girls throughout the country are voicing their opinion by expressing rage contrary to what they have been taught since childhood.
“My map is a free space for women to share their experience of sexual harassment in specific locations that have taken place.” -Nupur Patny
While the Delhi police have officially reported a decline in criminal cases, the capital is yet to be absolved from the tag of Rape Capital of the country.
Today, the channel has reportedly ousted Malik once again after last year, Malik had to step down from the jury of Indian Idol 10.
Advocate Luthra asked about her Twitter activity to which she said that she is not very active on Twitter. “I often read but I don’t tweet,” said Venkatraman.
In the letter, the women accused him of forcibly hugging and kissing them and they demanded an internal inquiry against the doctor from the top executives.
Recently on a tweet that Mohapatra had posted apparently exposing music reality TV show Sa Re Ga Ma of ousting her after she accused Anu Malik of sexual harassment, Bhasin quoted the tweet and alleged, “Anu Malik is a predator.”
In all, around 20 women have accused Akbar of sexual harassment including Pallavi Gogoi, who accused him of rape.
#MeToo India prodded Indian families to talk about matters like consent and agency, and while a lot is left to be done, that is no small feat.
A day before, the Uttar Pradesh administration stated that the family desires to relocate to Delhi, apprehending peril in their home state.