Six men were convicted Monday over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe that provoked horror and stoked inter-religious tensions.
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More than 40 percent of lawmakers in India's new parliament face criminal charges — some as serious as murder and rape — and the list is growing, an electoral reform group said Saturday.
Indrani Goradia, activist, philanthropist and founder of Indrani's Light Foundation and Tarana Burke, the woman behind the viral ‘MeToo’ movem…
Filmmaker Richie Mehta was at first reluctant to make Netflix's latest Indian series, documenting the aftermath of the notorious gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that made global headlines.
At a recent gig in New York, Aziz Ansari hoped that he’d become a better person. It was the first time that he was addressing the sexual misconduct allegations; the first time he spoke about it in public a year after it occurred.
“I have a show that’s Emmy nominated. I have a child. I have a foundation for women’s reproductive health. I’m with the ACLU and I speak on their behalf for immigration — I don’t want to be known as that girl from that cooking show who was raped."
Journalist-turned-politician M.J. Akbar, who quit as Union Minister after charges of sexual harassment by many journalists, has now been accused of rape by U.S.-based journalist Pallavi Gogoi.
An Indian cabinet minister quit on Wednesday as more women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment. His resignation made him the most prominent figure so far to be felled by the #MeToo movement currently sweeping the world’s largest democracy.
One year after the global ‘Me Too’ movement erupted, set off by sexual-harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, women in India are increasingly adding their voice to that call — in conversations, in interviews and on social media with the now-familiar hashtag before it.