Fans of Deepika Padukone are holding her accountable with the trending #NotMyDeepika over a rumour that she might be working with Luv Ranjan. Maybe men who run Bollywood should be held similarly accountable, for some real change?
A closure report submitted by the Mumbai Police has given Nana Patekar a clean chit in the Tanushree Dutta sexual harassment case. Does this mean an end to the #MeToo movement in India?
When #MeToo allegations about Kevin Spacey surfaced, Ridley Scott was quick to reshoot scenes with another actor, weeks before his film’s release. But in India, the flag of patriarchy flies high as Alok Nath still finds work.
"Achhe Din be damned. Indian women are taking the fight into their own hands, owning their spaces and their voices, making us a force the country cannot afford to ignore anymore," says Ethel Da Costa.
“Over centuries, Draupadi became wise. This time she did not go to her husbands. She went to her daughters. A million daughters. Because this time the daughters will fight for her and her only, and not for kingdoms or crowns."
Sexual exploitation of women in the entertainment industry is unbridled but as the times are changing, many victims of sexual exploitation come out to get justice, as this shows.
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