, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 151–168 | Cite as

MeToo in India: building revolutions from solidarities

  • Sanjana Pegu
Research Perspective Article


In this article, I curate diverse perspectives on the MeToo movement in India and its subsequent crosscurrents. Drawing on in-depth interviews with five women from different backgrounds, I explore the movement’s significance, impact, unresolved questions, and potential solutions. Through our dialogues, we interrogated and unpacked myriad issues, including rampant gender-based violence at our workplaces and in our homes, the repeated failure of due process, and the need to move towards a politics of solidarity and mutual empowerment, rather than one steeped in an individualist, capitalist patriarchy. I raise questions for academic and activist discussion, deliberation, and enquiry.


MeToo Sexual harassment Workplace harassment Sexual violence Feminism Due process India 



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  • Sanjana Pegu
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  1. 1.GuwahatiIndia

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