Every woman should be respected: Rahul Gandhi on #MeToo
Breaking his silence and coming out in favor of the #MeToo campaign, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Friday that it's time everyone learns to treat women with dignity.
He, further, added he was glad to see that there was no space anymore for those who don't respect women.
"The truth needs to be told in order to bring about change," he tweeted.
Rahul Gandhi finally breaks silence over #MeToo
It's time Rahul spoke on the movement
Rahul then said, "MeToo is a very big issue. I will comment on it in a further press conference."
Narendra Modi led government has maintained a stoic silence on the Akbar issue.
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The storm called #MeToo
Over the last week, several women have come out and shared their stories of sexual, verbal and physical assault, and have forced the organizations to break ties with those who have been named and shamed. Notably, Akbar is the first politician to be named.