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‘People Feel There's a Chance of Being Believed.' India's MeToo Movement Gathers Momentum

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On Oct. 4, a young Indian writer by the name of Mahima Kukreja tweeted that a popular, Mumbai-based comedian, Utsav Chakraborty, had once sent her an unsolicited photo of his penis. Other women responded by sharing stories of similar behavior from Chakraborty and Kukreja began tweeting screenshots of the messages she received (while blurring out the names of the accusers). She kicked off a firestorm.
By the time Chakraborty apologized a day later, scores of Indian women - many of them journalists - had taken to Twitter to detail their experiences of sexual harassment and violation at the...
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