Since #Metoo movement has revealed skeletons in the closet. Many of the women who confessed has been receiving backlash in the society. Certainly a change in society is observed now.
Tanushree Dutta last year revealed startling facts about sexual harassment in bollywood through #Metoo movement. She accused a leading actor of sexual harassment happened a decade ago. Although media didn’t paid any attention to it. After sweeping most of the western countries, the movement created waves in India. Many prominent directors, actors, sports stars, politician were accused.
In fact a leading politician went on file defamation cases against the women who accused him. However many of those accused were back to their respective professions. The movement gathered a lot of steam was eventually ruptured thereafter. While Harvey Weinstein and Kevin spacey were made to come on their knees in hollywood, but, here women received severe backlash within the society.
Filing a sexual harassment case is a lengthy and tiresome process in india, that’s the reason most of these cases aren’t reported. #Metoo movement have certainly came as a blessing for women in india, it gives them the liberty to speak out the inner trauma that was buried within them for years now.