NWMI Hails Landmark Judgement in Priya Ramani case: Fight against Sexual Harassment and Criminal Defamation Continues

Type: Press Release | Published Date: 18 Feb 2021

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) welcomes the order of acquittal of journalist Priya Ramani on charges of criminal defamation brought about by former editor and Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs MJ Akbar. The network hopes that the judgment will serve as a harbinger of justice for the scores of women who spoke out during the #MeToo movement in India in 2017 and 2018, at grave personal and professional cost. On behalf of all survivors of sexual violence the NWMI commends Priya Ramani and her lawyer, Rebecca Mammen John, for their unwavering legal fight.

Posted on: 19 Feb 2021

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