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17 Nov 2018

Ruth David on India’s #Metoo movement

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She was a teenage trainee working for one of India’s most respected newspaper editors when, she claims, he repeatedly sexually harassed her.

Last month, as India’s MeToo movement gathered strength, Ruth David found the strength to write about her experiences at the hands of MJ Akbar.

He’d graduated from newspaper boss to government minister. After she and other women went public, he resigned.