Journalist Priya Ramani, acquitted within the defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar, right this moment mentioned she feels “vindicated on behalf of all the ladies who’ve ever spoken out in opposition to sexual harassment within the office”.
The judgment within the case – filed after Ms Ramani accused Mr Akbar of sexual misconduct greater than twenty years in the past – got here after a two-year authorized battle. The Delhi court docket, which was listening to the case, had endorsed ladies’s proper to flag sexual harassment “earlier than any discussion board and at any time”.
“It feels wonderful, actually does,” Ms Ramani mentioned.
“I really feel vindicated on behalf of all the ladies who’ve ever spoken out in opposition to sexual harassment within the office. Sexual harassment has acquired the eye it deserves although it’s me, being the sufferer who needed to rise up in court docket because the accused,” she informed the media after the decision.