#MeToo in India: PV Sindhu stands in support of sexual harassment victims
"It is a very great initiative. I appreciate it. I encourage people who come forward and spoke about it. I respect it," Sindhu told media here.
Earlier, doubles badminton player Jwala Gutta had opened about her #MeToo moment saying that she has suffered "mental harassment" at the hands of selectors since 2006.
"Maybe I should talk about the mental harassment I had to go through... #metoo," Gutta had tweeted.
Maybe I should talk about the mental harassment I had to go through... #metoo— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) 1539071128000
"Since 2006. Since this person became the chief..threw me out of national team inspite of me being a national champion.the latest was when I returned from http://RIO.am out of national team http://again.one of the reasons I stopped playing!!" she wrote in another tweet.
@1SH4N Since 2006.since this person became the chief ..threw me out of national team inspite of me being a national… https://t.co/1LpLAhy4rW— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) 1539071555000
So when this person couldn’t get through to me...he threatened my partners harassed them...made sure to isolate me… https://t.co/mPkiorwe7N— Gutta Jwala (@Guttajwala) 1539081520000
The #MeToo movement gained pace in India after Tanushree Dutta spoke up against Nana Patekar almost two weeks ago.
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