#Throwback 2018: What We Thought of the #MeToo Movement


#Throwback 2018: What We Thought of the #MeToo Movement

Illustration: Shruti Yatam


s the global #MeToo movement turned one year old in October, accusations against comedian Utsav Chakraborty kick-started the Indian iteration. In the last quarter of the year, the power of social media and women’s collective voices brought down the big boys of many industries, from entertainment, the corporate world and media, literature, and even politics. It also rubbed the ugly truth in our faces, that “the woke” didn’t shy away from being predators behind closed doors and mobile screens. The outpouring of emotion led to a lot being written and said about the rise, struggles, and consequences of this drive, leaving us with more questions than answers. Arré writers too grappled with the subject – here are some of our best stories.

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