Tag: Women

Concern for the Dead, Condemnation for the Living

While ruling that women were increasingly misusing Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court ought to have been more conscious of the prevalence of domestic violence, and the difficulties women face in approaching the police. When faced with evidence of a poor conviction rate, instead of inquiring...

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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 have been faced with sexual harassment. Read More

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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

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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 recommended punishment. Read More

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Misogynistic comments by politicians embarrass India abroad

Indian on Wednesday found itself on an embarrassing position at the 58th UN session on the Committee on Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) with the United States delegation taking serious cognizance of the numerous misogynist comments made by Indian politicians and people in...

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