Renowned Pakistani dancer Sheema Kermani is at the forefront of the #MeToo movement in Pakistan. In an interview with DW, she says sexual harassment is rampant in the Islamic country and that Pakistani women feel it is time to come out and protest.
From the outset, the German response to the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault was noted for its quiet. Tamsin Walker asks how that has changed a year on from its arrival.
After several women publicly accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, #MeToo, the hashtag that would become the emblem of a worldwide movement of empowerment, was launched a year ago.
The Indian film industry is being forced to answer tough questions as Tanushree Dutta, a former Miss India, has accused Bollywood actor Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her in 2008. Murali Krishnan reports.
A Japanese school's confession that it discriminated against female applicants on the grounds they would leave the profession after marriage has triggered an angry backlash in the country. Julian Ryall reports.
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