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Fed up of harassment, Nepali women go online to share #MeToo stories

PRANAYA SJB RANA, Oct 12 Kathmandu
As incidents of sexual harassment and misconduct against men in positions of power continue to proliferate across neighbouring India, women in Nepal have also started speaking out about their experiences over social media.The #MeToo movement, which began last year in the United States with reports of rape and gross sexual misconduct against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, arrived in India with rekindling of actor Tanushree Dutta’s allegations of sexual harassment against Nana Patekar and journalist Rituparna Chatterjee’s article collating reports from women in the Indian media regarding harassment and misconduct.
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