How women wrestlers in India fueled the nation’s #MeToo movement
Content warning: Today’s episode contains discussion of sexual assault.
On today’s The GIST of It pod, co-hosts Ellen Hyslop and Steph Rotz dig into a story from India, where women wrestlers are protesting amid allegations of sexual harassment and intimidation by the president of the Wrestling Federation of India.
El and Steph chat through all the details in this lengthy, infuriating story before zooming out to discuss how the political climate in India might impact this case, along with this situation’s similarities to China’s response to Peng Shuai’s 2021 allegations.
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