Keyword : Sexual Harassment

E-platform to redress sexual harassment at workplace

The ministry of women and child development will set up an inter-ministerial committee headed by a senior official. This committee will review the progress of disposal of complaints of sexual haras

ONGC becomes first PSU to unveil portal on gender sensitisation

In a first, oil and natural gas corporation (ONGC) has become the first public sector enterprise to introduce a unique portal on gender sensitisation to impart training on prevention of sexual hara

Women sensitized about their rights

 A group of women were sensitized about their rights at a workshop held in the national capital on Saturday. They were informed about the anti-harassment laws and legal provisions to

72% rape victims in Mumbai were minor girls

Sexual crimes against minor girls in Mumbai is on the rise, Praja Foundation said in a report released on Tuesday. Out of the total rape cases reported in Mumbai in 2016, 72% (455 out of 628) rapes

India’s #MeToo wave

A year after the #MeToo movement took the Hollywood and the West by storm, skeletons have started tumbling out of India’s closets too. From Bollywood actresses to women journalists, the Twitt

#MeToo is here to stay

It was a volcano waiting to erupt. And it has belched lava in India more than a year after the #MeToo campaign of Hollywood. Every few minutes, women are posting heart-wrenching stories of sexual a

“A casting director said if I become his girlfriend, he will flood me with good roles”

I have been in the television industry for four years now. A director once said to me, “You have the looks but you have not done work that gives you recognition.” He said that if I join

#MeTooMuch?

The long-awaited arrival of #MeToo in India has received two kinds of receptions: cathartic yet celebratory cacophony and uncomfortable silence. The first comes from most working women and many m

“I have suffered sexual harassment from men and women”

It happens to men and gays too, and perhaps more rampantly than to women. I have suffered sexual harassment at my workplace. When a man physically violates a woman, it is considered a serious matte

“He was my best friend’s husband, as well as a good friend”

Among the first to speak up about rape in Bollywood in the #MeToo India campaign is Vinta Nanda, filmmaker, and writer of film and TV scripts. She recounted her gut-wrenching story of being rap

The ‘not me’ syndrome

While reading down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the supreme court acknowledged the apology that Indian society owes to people with sexual minority identities. This acknowledgement has ev

How MeToo is going places

There was time not very long ago when women knew they would have to bear it in silence. They would have to deal with casual misogyny, rampant sexism, slander and libel and aspersions cast on their

Sexual harassment at workplace: Let’s look at it from male perspective too

Indian society is in a stage of rapid transition. In case of social development, we as a nation have made progress in various sectors and have repealed, modified and abolished those laws which were

Allegations against CJI: Inquiry will strengthen the independence of the judiciary

Yes, we must stand rock solid with the judiciary and the judges. We must protect the independence of the judiciary too. What does this mean in the present context of a very serious charge of sexual

Justice emasculated, people blindfolded: SC shouldn`t avoid agnipariksha

At the supreme court, the panel for inquiry has submitted its report to the CJI. It says the report will not be made public and no copy will be given to the former lady employee whose complaint sta

Why supreme court should hold a fresh inquiry

Voices say now that three honourable judges have spoken against the charges levelled against the CJI; therefore, quietus be given to the whole affair and let the matter rest there. They say the rep



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