Breaking down India's wall of silence on sexual violence
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In October 2018, one year after shockwaves rippled through the US where a litany of high profile cases of sexual harassment and abuse were exposed, the #MeToo movement arrived in India. Dozens of actors, politicians and journalists were accused of sexual harassment. While the movement has had an impact in India's largest cities, the notions of consent and sexual harassment remain alien concepts in many rural areas. Our correspondents report.
A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.