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#MeToo: NCW reaches out to survivors of sexual harassment

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The (NCW) is in the process of reaching out to the survivors of as the #MeToo storm Tuesday intensified in the country with more women recounting their ordeal.

The movement, on the lines of the Hollywood's #MeToo, started after alleged that sexually harassed her on the sets of a movie in 2008. Patekar has rejected Dutta's allegations.

The movement has gained momentum as more women share on their experiences of in the entertainment and

An of the Tuesday said the women rights body is in the process of gathering detailed information of the various allegations that have come to light in the media.

"We are also personally reaching out to the survivors telephonically," the said.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 19:50 IST