- The Delhi High Court has ruled that enkindling the #me too campaign by constantly republishing articles based sexual harassment complaints, where women remains anonymous, violates a man’s right to privacy, inherent to which is the right to be forgotten and left alone as guaranteed by Article 21 of the Indian Constitution.
- The Court has directed to stop republication of articles against the managing director of a media house. A digital platform had published two articles in October 2018 against the man on the basis of harassment complaints received by it as a part of the #me too campaign. The complainants had chosen to remain anonymous. Later the articles have been continuously republished by other platforms.
- The #MeToo campaign, began as a hastag on Twitter in 2017 amid the Weinstein incident Harvey Weinstein, a noted Hollywood producer was accused of sexual harassment by over 70 women. The movement soon became a global phenomenon with women across regions sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse on social media.
- Since September 2018, number of women in India have come up with stories of harassment at workplace and many influential men-actors, stand-up comics, senior journalists- have been accused of alleged sexual abuse and harassment.
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