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  • journalists, comedians and actors figured prominently in India's me too movement in 2018, coming out with stories of harassment at the hands of men in power.

  • A recent court verdict acquitting an accuser in a defamation case was seen as a victory for women who have spoken out against harassment.

  • While offices and workplaces are gradually improving protections offered to workers, many women in the informal sector remain invisible within the movement.

  • In India, D.

  • W follows such a worker who wants to emphasize that time is indeed up.

  • Party running is well known in her neighborhood.

  • She stops and talks to other domestic workers who live nearby.

  • Many are now friends, but some close their doors.

  • She's too much of an activist.

  • They say.

  • She doesn't mind, though.

  • She wants to make sure that other young women and girls are never afraid like she was once to speak out against harassment.

  • Employers treat us with such discussed.

  • We can't sit next to them.

  • We can't sit on the couch.

  • We can't eat at the table.

  • We can't eat from the plates.

  • We only have a right to wash them.

  • So how dare he touched me If I can't sit next to you.

  • How dare you put your hand on me?

  • Party was only eight years old when she was sent to work for a rich family and to live with them without paper.

  • It's a common arrangement in Indian cities, which activists say amounts to modern slavery.

  • Harassment and abuse by employers is common to, and domestic workers often say they can't afford to speak out at the risk of losing their jobs.

  • But party stresses that it is better to lose a job with dignity than to suffer through one without mhm.

  • Nantha Butt heads of women's rights NGO.

  • She points out that while me to testimonials occupied mostly digital spaces, she found similar reactions amongst party and other domestic workers offline as well.

  • They asked women to share their workplace harassment experiences through art and writing, and stitched it together on a Saudi, calling it Maybe, which means me, too, in Hindi.

  • When they displayed the peace, part recalls, there was a stunned silence.

  • They didn't realize that, you know, there are others like them as well.

  • They thought that they were the only ones who have experienced sexual harassment at the world of world that got them to talk about it.

  • I realized that what has happened to them is, uh, unfair and they can't speak and then all the wounds.

  • Bart Irani says this isn't just about her.

  • She wants to ensure that her daughter grows up watching her mother lived with dignity, knowing that she deserves it.

  • Whatever I say, whatever I tolerate, my baby is absorbing it.

  • It saddens me.

  • I don't want her to learn this.

  • She's better than me.

  • She'll be stronger than me.

  • This is why I tell women to rise, to raise their voice if not for themselves, then for their Children to make them strong.

  • Bartley says that she wants her daughter to be unafraid of the rich, to have a big house herself a comfortable job.

journalists, comedians and actors figured prominently in India's me too movement in 2018, coming out with stories of harassment at the hands of men in power.

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