Tag Archives: Harassment

India gets its first online course on sexual harassment act

The Centre for Social Research in New Delhi has launched an online course on the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Act, in partnership with Rainmaker, to help women gain awareness of the law and the options available to those who

CAT finds illegality in law against sexual harassment at workplace

The manner of appointing members to the internal committees to probe complaints under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, has been termed “unconstitutional” by the Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT) Bangalore Bench. Read More

Students demand constitution of sexual harassment committee at workplaces

Srinagar, July 09: Students Union Islamic University (SUIU) and some members of JNU Students Union Wednesday held a sit-in here at Lal Chowk demanding constitution of Sexual Harassment Committee at workplaces in State. Read More

Women cell confirms sexual harassment by department head in KAU

KOCHI: In the latest in a series of sexual harassment allegations at Kerala Agricultural University in Thrissur, the women complaint committee for sexual harassment in the KAU found a male faculty guilty of sexually abusing a female colleague and has

Principal proposes marriage, teacher alleges harassment

AHMEDABAD: A 35-year-old teacher of a municipal school has alleged harassment at workplace by the school’s principal, SamirShaikh (41). The teacher has alleged that Shaikh proposed marriage to her; when she declined, he badgered her to stay in a live-in relationship with him. Read

Women’s Panel Chief Concerned Over Misuse of Law

MYSORE: A committee will be set up to suggest guidelines to prevent sexual harassment of women at work places, Karnataka State Women’s Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa said. Read More

Mahila Congress to set up complaints panel on sexual harassment

The All India Mahila Congress has decided to set up an internal complaints committee to deal with cases of sexual harassment following the guidelines under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. Read More

Harassment or Domestic Violence? The Case of Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia: Amrita Mukhopadhyay

Guest Post by AMRITA MUKHOPADHYAY On Friday, 13 June 2014, a well known Bollywood actress Preity Zinta lodged a criminal complaint against her former boyfriend and business associate Ness Wadia, with the Marine Drive Police Station, Mumbai. In this case, the actress brought