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Ensure system to address sexual harassment complaints at All India Radio: Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
She said a responsible organisation must provide justice to each and every woman who complains of sexual harassment.
Maneka's letter comes in response to reports that the women working as casual announcers in AIR's stations are being sexually harassed.
Gandhi added that she had been speaking to Mugantiwar on the issue of Avni for the past two months and requesting the minister to have the tigress tranquillised and quarantined.
This comes on a day, union minister Maneka Gandhi shot a series of tweets with hashtag #Justice4TigressAvni.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi had condemned Mungantiwar in strong words holding him responsible for the death of the tigress.
Reacting to the killing of Avni, Gandhi in a series of tweets lashed out at the Maharashtra government for giving the orders to kill her despite opposition from several stakeholders.
Maneka Monday met a MoC delegation led by Sister Mary Prema Pierick, who heads the organisation after Mother Teresa, and requested them "to come back into" the CARA system of adoption.
Various mechanism to ensure cyber safety for Women and Children on Facebook and curb Child Pornography was discussed during the meeting.
The members of the GoM are Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi.
It has now been decided that an appropriate questionnaire & a declaration will be incorporated in the visa application form which will have to be filled up by visa applicants, said Maneka.
I have asked NCW to probe expeditiously each and every complaint of sexual harassments of women at workplace, she said.
She told reporters that the Law Ministry has agreed to their proposal and endorses removal of time limit for reporting such crimes.
Maneka Gandhi said that she would urge women from all sectors to come out fearlessly and report cases of sexual harassment.
Her reaction comes amid Union minister and former editor M J Akbar facing serious allegations of sexual harassment during his stint as a journalist.
At present, the period of limitation allows any victim to report cases only within three years.