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Bombay HC directs BARC to expeditiously look into harassment plaint of woman employee, deliver decision in three months
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Bombay HC directs BARC to expeditiously look into harassment plaint of woman employee, deliver decision in three months

Bombay High Court has asked the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre to expeditiously look into complaint of sexual harassment made by a woman employee and place it before its internal complaints committee.

Sexual harassment allegations against CJI: SC in a spot for excluding itself from POSH, prioritising on in-house procedure
India

Sexual harassment allegations against CJI: SC in a spot for excluding itself from POSH, prioritising on in-house procedure

Ironically, with the stoke of a definition of the “aggrieved women” in the POSH Act that the Supreme Court adopted, it excluded itself from this Act.

Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment allegations: Justice NV Ramana recuses self after complainant objects
India

Ranjan Gogoi sexual harassment allegations: Justice NV Ramana recuses self after complainant objects

The development comes a day after the former apex court woman employee wrote a letter to the panel expressing reservation over inclusion of Justice Ramana.

#MeToo in India: After decades of silence, an unafraid generation of young women are opening the floodgate of revelations
India

#MeToo in India: After decades of silence, an unafraid generation of young women are opening the floodgate of revelations

It took a couple of courageous young women to set off MeToo which opened the present floodgate of revelations that promises to develop into a regular tsunami.

#MeToo movement in India shows that existing laws against sexual harassment at workplaces failed women
India

#MeToo movement in India shows that existing laws against sexual harassment at workplaces failed women

#MeToo shows the legislation did not examine the historical disadvantage that women have had in the workplace and the power and privilege that men wield.

India lags in implementation, not laws on sexual harassment; #MeToo movement highlights need for better enforcement
India

India lags in implementation, not laws on sexual harassment; #MeToo movement highlights need for better enforcement

From the #MeToo movement, we must grasp the magnitude and seriousness of sexual harassment cases, which prevail even though there are seemingly strict provisions under the law.

Right to Privacy verdict: Is it enforceable against a private technology company such as WhatsApp?
India

Right to Privacy verdict: Is it enforceable against a private technology company such as WhatsApp?

The right to privacy verdict will also have a definite indirect impact on all companies collecting data

Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 3: Abysmal security, sexual assault cases remain an alarming concern
India

Tribal schools of Maharashtra Part 3: Abysmal security, sexual assault cases remain an alarming concern

While the conditions in which these tribal students live are repugnant, security of the students, or rather the lack of it, has remained an alarming concern.

Sexual harassment at workplace: 69% victims did not complain to management, says survey
India

Sexual harassment at workplace: 69% victims did not complain to management, says survey

The Indian National Bar Association conducted a survey on sexual harassment at workplace between April and October 2016. Around 38 percent of the respondents said they faced sexual harassment in the workplace.

#PachauriHatao: Guilt, shame and loneliness for the victim, impunity and immunity for the predator
India

#PachauriHatao: Guilt, shame and loneliness for the victim, impunity and immunity for the predator

So power wins again. Why should this be surprising? As women, we know by now that our protests will not be taken seriously, our complaints will be dismissed.

Sexual harassment: Try accused judge under Vishaka Guidelines, says Indira Jaising
India

Sexual harassment: Try accused judge under Vishaka Guidelines, says Indira Jaising

India woke up to a shocking news this morning when a sitting high court judge was accused by an additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior.

SC orders new body to tackle sexual harassment in judiciary
India

SC orders new body to tackle sexual harassment in judiciary

The Supreme Court of India today heard the petition of the former law intern who had alleged sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court Judge. The court in this case has issued notice to all the respondents in the case including the Secretary General of the Supreme Court.

Tehelka scandal: Committee set up to probe sexual assault case
India

Tehelka scandal: Committee set up to probe sexual assault case

Tehelka's Managing Editor Shoma Chaudhury said the complaints committee, headed by publisher Urvashi Butalia, will investigate the matter.