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Anurag Kashyap's lawyer claims sexual harassment allegations against filmmaker are 'malicious and dishonest'
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Anurag Kashyap's lawyer claims sexual harassment allegations against filmmaker are 'malicious and dishonest'

Anurag Kashyap released an official statement via his lawyer to deny all claims of sexual misconduct made against him by actor Payal Ghosh.

Disclosed sexual harassment against MJ Akbar for public good, Priya Ramani tells Delhi court
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Disclosed sexual harassment against MJ Akbar for public good, Priya Ramani tells Delhi court

Senior advocate Rebecca John, appearing for Ramani, told the court that as per law it is not defamation to impute anything which is true concerning any person if it is for the public good

#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives
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#MeToo on screen: How documentaries like Athlete A, Leaving Neverland have foregrounded survivors' narratives

The #MeToo and Time's Up movements sparked a paradigm shift, bringing some hope to the stories of survivors. In this two-part series, we look at documentary and fiction films which foregrounded the narratives of survivors while raising questions about the pervasive complicity machines that protected the Weinsteins of the world.

#MeToo on screen: From Bombshell to The Assistant, Hollywood's fictional examinations of the movement
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#MeToo on screen: From Bombshell to The Assistant, Hollywood's fictional examinations of the movement

The #MeToo and Time's Up movements sparked a paradigm shift, bringing some hope to the stories of survivors. In this two-part series, we look at documentary and fiction films which foregrounded the narratives of survivors while raising questions about the pervasive complicity machines that protected the Weinsteins of the world.

With The Old Guard, Gina Prince-Bythewood sets a great example for women directors breaking into the action genre
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With The Old Guard, Gina Prince-Bythewood sets a great example for women directors breaking into the action genre

The Old Guard director Gina Prince-Bythewood revealed Skydance approached her after Patty Jenkins delivered a blockbuster in Wonder Woman.

Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegations, plans to take legal action: 'There is no truth to this story'
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Justin Bieber denies sexual assault allegations, plans to take legal action: 'There is no truth to this story'

Justin Bieber addressed the accusations and said he will be taking legal action, after a woman tweeted an allegation from March 2014

End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism
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End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism

To a certain extent, this upheaval was due because the US never really got down to confront its racist past the way Germans did.

With a 'Legal Cell' on Twitter, Ungender aids women seeking information about workplace laws, harassment redressal
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With a 'Legal Cell' on Twitter, Ungender aids women seeking information about workplace laws, harassment redressal

Ungender, an organisation that has been working on the implementation of the anti-sexual harassment act and other gender-centric laws at the workplace, is offering counselling on its Twitter account. Managing partner Pallavi Pareek outlines the ways in which women are discriminated against at the workplace, and why top leadership should be more empathetic to those who raise complaints

Kanika Dhillon on writing flawed characters, setting Netflix's Guilty amid #MeToo movement, and learning from grief
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Kanika Dhillon on writing flawed characters, setting Netflix's Guilty amid #MeToo movement, and learning from grief

Kanika Dhillon's newly done-up apartment in Mumbai feels as fresh and meticulous as the multiple worlds the writer has transported us to over the years — from Anurag Kashyap's 2018 directorial Manmarziyan and Abhishek Kapoor's romantic drama Kedarnath, to Prakash Kovelamudi's Judgementall Hai Kya (2019) and her most recent work in Ruchi Narain's Netflix film Guilty.

Hayley Williams on Paramore, her new album Petals for Armor, and crafting music fuelled by rage and sadness
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Hayley Williams on Paramore, her new album Petals for Armor, and crafting music fuelled by rage and sadness

Hayley Williams spent a few years trying to play the role of suburban wife and almost gave up her career for it. In public, she was a yowling firebrand, a magnetic presence with candy-coloured hair and arena audiences wrapped up in every move. In private, though, she was trapped in cycles of distrust and shame.

A #MeToo case highlights how 'due process' may shortchange and re-traumatise survivors who speak out
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A #MeToo case highlights how 'due process' may shortchange and re-traumatise survivors who speak out

In cases of sexual harassment, ‘due process’ is held up as a kind of golden ideal. But how does it translate into practice? If an organisation is committed to social justice and human rights, does this automatically make its own workplaces egalitarian or safe? And what does a complainant do when due process has failed her? These are among the questions development sector professional Shivani Lal confronted after filing a complaint of sexual harassment against a former colleague, Mathew Jacob, in October 2018.

Leena Manimekalai on India's #MeToo movement, fighting defamation case: 'Absolute truth is my absolute defence'
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Leena Manimekalai on India's #MeToo movement, fighting defamation case: 'Absolute truth is my absolute defence'

Poet and filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, who has just finished the tenth hearing of the case filed against her on 7 March by Tamil film director Susi Ganesan (named by her), says the MeToo movement in India is an example of how the society consistently continues to fail the women.

Hachette employees stage walkout to protest Woody Allen memoir: 'Stand in solidarity with Ronan and Dylan Farrow'
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Hachette employees stage walkout to protest Woody Allen memoir: 'Stand in solidarity with Ronan and Dylan Farrow'

To protest the Hachette Book Group imprint Grand Central's announcement that they would be publishing Woody Allen's memoir, workers at Hachette staged a walkout of its New York offices yesterday, saying their concerns about publishing someone accused of sexual abuse weren't being addressed.

MJ Akbar defamation case: Ex-minister accuses Priya Ramani of knowingly tarnishing his reputation; next hearing on 17 March
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MJ Akbar defamation case: Ex-minister accuses Priya Ramani of knowingly tarnishing his reputation; next hearing on 17 March

Former Union minister MJ Akbar told a Delhi court on saturday that journalist Priya Ramani had defamed him with full knowledge that her actions would harm his reputation

Harvey Weinstein juror deletes social media accounts, goes into hiding after allegedly receiving death threats
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Harvey Weinstein juror deletes social media accounts, goes into hiding after allegedly receiving death threats

One of the jurors on the Harvey Weinstein case has gone into hiding after receiving death threats, claims her sister.

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer writes magazine op-ed piece coinciding with deliberations, accused of 'tampering with jury'
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Harvey Weinstein's lawyer writes magazine op-ed piece coinciding with deliberations, accused of 'tampering with jury'

The Manhattan jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial ended their first day of deliberations on Tuesday with lots of questions and no verdict

Prosecutor in Harvey Weinstein rape trial says producer considered victims ‘complete disposables'
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Prosecutor in Harvey Weinstein rape trial says producer considered victims ‘complete disposables'

Harvey Weinstein, 67, is charged with raping a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman in 2006