Sexual harassment – #MeToo takes off in India
25 October 2018 | 12:02 pm
The #MeToo movement is beginning to take off in India. Women in Bollywood and other industries are naming and shaming men they say have sexually assaulted them in the workplace. Deutsche Welle has spoken to actor Tanushree Dutta and other activists.
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Thousands of grieving fans have gathered outside the Mumbai home of Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub.
6 Mar 2018
Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Pandya and actress Urvashi Rautela promoted their upcoming erotic drama "Hate Story 4" in Indian capital New Delhi on Monday.
5 Apr 2018
Bollywood star Salman Khan's career is at risk after he was sentenced to five years in prison in a 19-year-old poaching case.
10 Apr 2018
Bollywood star Salman Khan, jailed on Thursday for five years for poaching, was granted bail by an Indian court on Saturday in a case being followed by tens of millions of fans and a movie industry that banks heavily on his popularity.
7 May 2018
On today's "Walk the Talk," IBM Vice-President of Talent Joanna Daly discusses the company's efforts to help women who are returning to the workforce after a mid-career absence with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "What'd You Miss?"
6 Jun 2018
The United Nations World Population Prospects for says Nigeria’s population could reach 410 million by 2050. The UN agency notes that skills training and job creation are needed for a large number of young people entering the workforce.
21 Jul 2018
Star cast of upcoming Bollywood action-thriller, 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster 3' (The Husband, The Wife and The Gangster 3), on Thursday (July 20) promoted their film in India's showbiz capital Mumbai.
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Cannes 2019: Meeting Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi
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Bloomberg's Brad Stone sits down with Clare Barclay, Chief Operating Officer for Microsoft UK; Cal Henderson, CTO and Co-founder of Slack; and Christopher Pieroni Operations Director for Workspace for a conversation on the future of work at the Bloomberg Sooner Than You Think Summit in London.
25 Oct 2019
The government's anti-discrimination agency says victims are often frightened to speak up in case their career prospects are damaged. Firms are now being urged to train executives in how tackle the issue.
8 Dec 2019
It is important to unpack the constraints to gender equality and put them at the door step of the right people. That's according to Modupe Ladipo, Managing Partner of Prosperar Consulting. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with her on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit to discuss ways to overcome some constraints to gender equality.
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It took a minute for Malhaar Rathod, then an aspiring teenage actress, to realise what the 65-year-old Indian film producer was asking her to do -- and to make the decision to walk away. Her experience with what is euphemistically known as Bollywood's "casting couch" culture underlines the challenges facing anyone seeking to break into India's massive, insiders-only film industry.
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Iran has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations against dress codes for women — and some hard-liners want an even stronger clampdown. ZDF journalist Jörg Brase reports on protests and acts of civil disobedience in Iran's capital, Tehran.
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More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
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A former teacher has been accused of more than 100 cases of sexual abuse against children and teenagers. The crimes allegedly occurred over more than two decades in the western state of Hesse.
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