Tag Archives: Harassment

Abnormally high levels of sexual harassment for women at work places in UP

NEW DELHI: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s clarion call for rape accused to be saved from the gallows, based on the premise that boys are boys and mistakes happen, is possibly an attempt to gloss over a little-know fact

HC notice to govt, police commissioner

The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued notice to Punjab government, principal secretary (home), police commissioner and principal of DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology (DAVIET) following a petition filed by an assistant professor of the institute over sexual harassment complaint

‘Devise measures over sexual harassment complaints against ex-judges’:SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was on Wednesday told that allegations of sexual harassment against retired judges of the court and that of high courts who were holding positions in tribunals may be inquired under provisions similar to the law

Sans budget and space, Panjab University’s policy against sexual harassment awaits implementation

CHANDIGARH: Seven months after adopting the Panjab University Policy Against Sexual Harassment (PUPASH), the university has not made any significant headway in the direction. While the idea of the policy was to adopt a two-pronged approach, providing not just redressal

No proper cell to redress sexual harassment cases in B’lore varsity

Bangalore University, it appears, has a long way to go in removing the stigma attached to Sexual Harassment (Redressal) Cells in its affiliated institutions.  Read More

Order for Panel on Sexual Harassment

The School and Mass Education (S&ME) Department has instructed all the District Education Officers (DEOs) to set up internal complaint committees by March 25. The committees will be established under the new Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place (Prevention,Prohibition

Visakha norms to guide Sexual Harassment Act

The recently-passed Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 aims to address the issue of gender equality and is not just limited to instances of sexual harassment, speakers at a day-long workshop held here on Thursday, said.

UGC’s ‘Saksham’ measure to ensure safety of girl students, teachers in campuses, colleges

The December 16, 2012 gang-rape of a medical intern in a running bus in Delhi woke up the entire nation with a severe jolt. The Nirbhaya episode forced the UGC to set up a 10-member Task Force with the sole