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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepting her Oscar

In Pakistan, even Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid gets abused for calling out harassment

The filmmaker, who has won two Oscars and an Emmy, said a Karachi hospital doctor harassed her sister on Facebook, but was called several names for it.
Debates on sexual harassment are raging across the globe.

Global Pulse: From ‘whisper networks’ to a loud, emphatic debate on sexual harassment

The resigned air that has for decades bred women’s “whisper networks” about sexual harassment seems to be giving way to emphatic and tense debates on the “legitimate” ways of calling out predators across the world.
Protests in the aftermath of the Delhi gang-rape.

Why ‘The List’ shouldn’t become the new four-letter word in Indian feminism

Indian feminism is acquiring a new mutant form -- mobilise online, act online -- in which decision-making is decentralised, and there is no gatekeeping on laws and ethical boundaries.
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping.

Global Pulse: China’s 21st Century Mao; Russia’s 21st Century Stalin

When a leader amasses unbridled power, the question arises: does it make the leader more powerful or more vulnerable.
A professor who finds himself on a list of alleged perpetrators of sexual harassment speaks up.

The ‘sexual harassers’ list only trivialises the fight against sexual harassment

A professor, who finds himself on a list claiming to name those guilty sexual harassment in Indian universities, writes about its perils and his experience.
Actor Richa Chadda in a blog post speaks about rampant sexual harassment in India

Experiencing sexual assault is the tax women have had to pay to live in India

For a country where violence against the girl child starts in the womb, actor Richa Chadda says she's surprised at the number of people surprised at the enormity of the #MeToo campaign.
Professionals from Bollywood speak about how the industry deals with sexual harassment

Talk Point: Is there a culture of silence on sexual harassment in Indian film industry?

As Harvey Weinstein case fuels a #MeToo campaign, is there a culture of silence surrounding sexual harassment in the Indian film industry?

Sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan upend politics in Pakistan

How the sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan are playing out in Pakistan Rahimullah Yusufzai

On Camera

File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Wikimedia Commons

China’s on India’s side in Pangong, Hot Springs. ‘Difference in perception’ line suits it

China has, over the years, specialised in salami slicing. In Sept 2017, then Army chief Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China was silently taking over territory.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.