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Centring Women’s Experience

The recent court verdict is a legal recognition of “gendered power imbalance.”

 
 

Sneha Visakha writes:

The trial court verdict in the criminal defamation case filed against Priya Ramani by M J Akbar has been discussed widely for its line of reasoning and relevance, especially in the context of the #MeToo movement. The case pertained to Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code, under which Ramani was accused of criminal defamation, the basis of which was a Vogue article she wrote titled “To the Harvey Weinsteins of the World,” and a subsequent tweet identifying Akbar in the initial sections of the article.

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Updated On : 6th Mar, 2021

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