India’s #MeToo movement has finally reached cinema — but unlike in Hollywood, the women leading the way aren't household names.

Nishita Jha • 15 days ago

MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual misconduct by at least 20 women who worked under him while he was an editor at various publications.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

M.J. Akbar was an editor with the Asian Age at the time the alleged harassment occurred.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

Due process has failed Indian victims of sexual assault for years — and now they’re using social media to call out men.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

“All women entering public life are targets,” one Iraqi activist told BuzzFeed News.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

Tanushree Dutta left Bollywood 10 years ago, blacklisted by the industry and traumatized by her assault. This week, she returned.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

Tara Fares, reportedly the sixth-most followed person in Iraq, was shot dead at the wheel of her car.

Nishita Jha • One month ago

But is India ready for the feminism of Sunny Leone?

Nishita Jha • One month ago

India’s highest court struck down Section 377, the 157-year-old law that made gay sex illegal.

Nishita Jha • 2 months ago

She swiped right because she liked his dog. But what happened that night became a viral #MeToo story.

Nishita Jha • 3 months ago

India could repeal a colonial-era law that says sexual activity not involving heterosexual intercourse is "against the order of nature."

Nishita Jha • 4 months ago

The woman's rape on a bus and subsequent death sparked huge protests, and had a massive impact on India's attitude toward sexual violence.

Nishita Jha • 4 months ago

All Sushma Swaraj did was help a woman after she reached out to her on Twitter, but she's faced abuse online ever since.

Nishita Jha • 4 months ago

Meesha Shafi has faced attacks upon her character and online threats since she accused Ali Zafar of abusing her.

Nishita Jha • 4 months ago

Authorities claim they are taking measures to improve accessibility, but there's still a long way to go, a new report jointly authored by Human Rights Watch says.

Nishita Jha • 4 months ago

Swara Bhaskar has come to expect rape and death threats. That doesn't mean she's going to stay silent.

Nishita Jha • 5 months ago

The crew's captain says it's now up to India to "trust their girls enough to let them be free."

Nishita Jha • 5 months ago

The proposed registry is the latest response to the nationwide outcry over the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl.

Nishita Jha • 6 months ago

The former United Nations official and Indian minister is charged with helping his wife Sunanda Pushkar kill herself.

Nishita Jha • 6 months ago

Deepika Singh Rajawat has been doxxed and threatened for taking the case that has divided India.

Nishita Jha • 6 months ago