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Lawsuits Seen Having ‘Chilling Effect’ On #MeToo Movements In South Asia

Lawsuits Seen Having ‘Chilling Effect’ On #MeToo Movements In South Asia

The threat of jail under India’s criminal defamation law has had a “chilling effect” on the country’s #MeToo movement, the lawyer who successfully defended a female journalist sued by a former government minister has warned. M. J. Akbar stepped down as a minister in 2018 after he was accused of sexual misconduct during his earlier […]

Witness Detentions Cast Shadow Over Egyptian ‘MeToo’ Movement

Witness Detentions Cast Shadow Over Egyptian ‘MeToo’ Movement

 Student Seif Bedour wanted to support his friend, a witness in a high-profile rape case, by accompanying her to a Cairo police station when she was brought in by officers on Aug. 28 after offering to testify on behalf of the victim, his sister says. At the station, Bedour was detained and has been held […]

MeToo Campaign – Simone Biles Steps Forward

MeToo Campaign – Simone Biles Steps Forward

Olympic champion Simone Biles is the latest gymnast to come forward and share that she was molested by Team USA doctor Larry Nassar. Biles, 20, opened up about her experience in an open letter on Monday, January 15th. She shared the note on Twitter, captioning it “Feelings…” and “#MeToo.” “Most of you know me as a […]

The World OF The ‘#MeToo Movement’ This Year

The World OF The ‘#MeToo Movement’ This Year

                 It’s A New Era. People who have been sexually harassed or assaulted are finally speaking out. The accumulation of our society’s predatory sexual behavior has finally reached a tipping point, such that those who’ve been targeted now feel their strength in numbers. The time has come to […]