In the wake of the #MeToo Movement gaining momentum in India with victims speaking up against sex offenders, the Producers Guild of India has now officially announced that it will set a committee to look into workplace rules/procedures to ensure a safe environment for everyone to work. Navneet Nishan Opens Up About Alok Nath, Tara Actress Says She Dealt With Harassment for Four Years.
They issued a statement for the media and for the public to make the announcement which reads: "Producers Guild of India extends its complete support to the movement to call out and report sexual harassment and abuse whenever and wherever it occurs in our industry. We believe that there is an urgent need to set up a robust process to ensure the highest standards of safety for employees and crew members at the workplace - whether in offices or on sets of productions. We are instituting a committee within the Guild to lead this effort, and we are determined to stay the course till workplaces in the industry are safe spaces for everyone." Check out the copy of the statement here-
#BREAKING : Producers Guild of India to set a committee to look into workplace rules/procedures to ensure a safe environment for everyone to work in the wake of recent #MeToo allegations.. pic.twitter.com/69AdhzNr3c
— Ramesh Bala (@rameshlaus) October 9, 2018
Like everyone knows, after Tanushree Dutta's allegations against Nana Patekar, several Bollywood actresses have pointed fingers at sex offenders in Bollywood including Queen filmmaker Vikas Bahl and now Alok Nath. They're all equally horrific incidents and we empathize with the victims. Let's hope this movement brings a wave of change in the industry with the offenders being punished duly for their crimes.