Sexual Harassment

Wrestlers skip IOA's panel hearing

It is understood that the grapplers are not keen on meeting since they already have an Oversight Committee appointed by the sports ministry to probe the allegations.  

published on : 29th January 2023

Panel set up to prevent sexual harassment

Endowments dept forms 3-member internal compliance committee that will look into complaints across State

published on : 28th January 2023

Department of Justice holds awareness programme for woman in Choudwar

An awareness campaign on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace & Consumer Protection Act-2019 was organised recently at Choudwar by Department of Justice,

published on : 24th January 2023

Wrestling Federation of India rejects allegations against President, calls protest a conspiracy

The WFI said in its response to the sports ministry, in particular, under the sitting president has always acted keeping the best interests of wrestlers in mind.

published on : 21st January 2023

Stop this malaise in Indian sport

Despite meetings with the sports ministry, the wrestlers have yet to receive satisfactory assurances.

published on : 21st January 2023

WFI chief will respond to sexual harassment allegations on Jan 22, says his son

The WFI chief termed the protest by the country's top grapplers "dharna of Shaheen Bagh" and reiterated that he won't quit his post.

published on : 21st January 2023

Wrestlers protest: World body swings into action; question mark on Asian C'ships in Delhi

UWW sends mail to Indian federation, participation in future international events depends on outcome of enquiry  

published on : 21st January 2023

IOA forms seven-member committee to probe 'MeToo' allegations against WFI chief 

The IOA committee will include legendary boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, archer Dola Banerjee and IWLF president Sahdev Yadav to probe the allegations.

published on : 20th January 2023

Wrestlers want IOA to form probe panel to look into allegations against WFI President

In a letter addressed to IOA President, wrestlers said they have been informed by several of their younger colleagues about the sexual harassment they faced at the hands of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

published on : 20th January 2023

Women’s panel takes note of ‘sexual harassment’ in Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh

The commission also found that they threatened women employees of losing their jobs if their demands weren’t met.

published on : 20th January 2023

SP, Cong demand WFI chief be sacked, FIR registered over sexual harassment allegations

Braj Bhushan Sharan Singh, 66, an MP from Kaiserganj in Uttar Pradesh, was elected unopposed as the president of the WFI for a third consecutive term in February 2019.

published on : 19th January 2023

Vinesh Phogat accuses WFI President of sexual harassment, India's top wrestlers protest

Vinesh, who has been at loggerheads with WFI since the Tokyo Olympic Games, also claimed that several coaches at the national camp in Lucknow have also exploited women wrestlers.

published on : 19th January 2023

WFI chief sexual harassment: DCW issues notice to sports ministry, Delhi Police

It has sought a copy of complaints made by women wrestlers against coaches and the WFI president along with details of action taken thereon by January 21.

published on : 19th January 2023

NCW draws govt attention to sexual harassment in educational institutes

Sharma called for awareness drives on campuses and workplaces on the act to improve reporting of sexual harassment cases.

published on : 18th January 2023

Kodagu school teacher booked under POCSO Act

The accused, Manohar Naik, is suspected to be absconding even as special police teams have been formed to arrest him.

published on : 11th January 2023

Maharashtra court acquits man accused of sexual harassment as complainant goes missing

As per the prosecution, the girl, who was 16 years old at the time of the incident and worked in a factory in Bhiwandi, knew the accused.

published on : 6th January 2023

Haryana Sports Minister and Olympian Sandeep Singh booked for sexual harassment, resigns

A junior athletics coach from the state had on Thursday come up with allegations of sexual harassment against the minister and filed a police complaint a day later.

published on : 1st January 2023

JSP leader harasses minor girl in Vizag, held

However, Jana Sena, in a statement, denied that Raghava Rao belonged to the party. Jana Sena PAC member Kona Tata Rao said Raghava Rao did not have even primary membership of the party.

published on : 30th December 2022

Delhi High Court rejects teacher’s plea, says sexual abuse of kids has long-term effects

The long-term effects of childhood sexual harassment are, at many times, insurmountable.

published on : 21st December 2022

Sports officer, coach booked for sexual harassment in TN's Perambalur

On December 7, All Women Police registered a case against Dharmarajan for sexual harassment and DSO Suresh for official negligence.

published on : 16th December 2022
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