Internal complaints committees in education institutions serving their purpose?

The Internal Complaints Committee set up in higher education institutions to investigate complaints of sexual harassment from students and staff are not functioning properly.

published on : 20th September 2021

450 women sign petition over POSH compliance

With remote working coming to an end at most places, the threat of sexual harassment at workplaces has reemerged.

published on : 20th September 2021

Are Internal Complaints Committees in education institutions serving their purpose?

To know if the universities had submitted their reports, Coimbatore-based CAPA president NR Ravishankar sought nine types of information from nine universities through the RTI petitions.

published on : 20th September 2021

Ex-Jharkhand CM Marandi's political advisor arrested for sexually harassing his 18-year-old domestic help

In the FIR, she has alleged that Sunil forced her into having physical relations with him and threatened to kill her if she discloses anything about these incidents. 

published on : 12th September 2021

Kerala dowry death: Vismaya ended her life due to harassment, concludes charge sheet

The investigation team has submitted statements of 102 witnesses, 56 material evidence and digital evidence.

published on : 10th September 2021

Police harassment in Kerala: How, where to file a complaint against cops; is it legal to record police action?

Do you know the Kerala Police has no right to prevent public from lawfully making video record of any action or activity? Here is how citizens can deal with police highhandedness legally.

published on : 7th September 2021

BCCI to ratify sexual harassment policy, discuss Ranji compensation in Apex Council meeting

Until now, the board did not have a specific policy to deal with complaints of sexual harassment.

published on : 7th September 2021

Rise in rapes, dowry deaths in Odisha during pandemic

Compared to 2019, rape, dowry torture and sexual harassment cases spiked in Odisha in 2020 and continue to do so even this year.

published on : 7th September 2021

Athelete Dutee Chand accuses two Odisha journalists, activist of harassment

Dutee Chand has also filed a Rs 5 crore defamation lawsuit against the senior journalist and a social activist for maligning her reputation. 

published on : 3rd September 2021

Lecturer held for sexually harassing male students in Odisha's Jajpur district

A lecturer of a private college in the district was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually harassing male students of the educational institution. 

published on : 1st September 2021

Ex-BJP man held for sexual harassment

The woman had said that Parthasarathy continued to harass the family.

published on : 27th August 2021

Arrest warrant against former Jharkhand CM's advisor Sunil Tiwary in sexual harassment case

The girl in her FIR alleged that Tiwari forced her into having physical relations with him and threatened to kill her if anyone learned about this.

published on : 25th August 2021

Bombay HC dismisses woman's plea alleging harassment by Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

An 'A-summary' report is one where the police seek to close a probe in a case, where they find that although an offence is made out, there isn't enough evidence against the accused persons.

published on : 25th August 2021

Head warden of welfare home for boys arrested for sexual harassment

A 46-year-old head warden of a private welfare home for boys was arrested on Sunday under provisions of the POCSO Act for allegedly sexually harassing three inmates.

published on : 25th August 2021

'The Walking Dead' star Samantha Morton joins cast of 'She Said'

'She Said' is a film based on journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey's investigative report that unveiled the sexual assault and harassment perpetrated by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.

published on : 24th August 2021
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