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Sensitisation workshop at Rajya Sabha on harassment of women at work

Two Rajya Sabha officials — secretary general Desh Deepak Verma and secretary P P K Ramacharyulu — said the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 has had less than desired impact.

WCD Ministry: 169 complaints of sexual harassment at workplace in private industries

The complaints were received through 'SHe-box', an online system for filing complaints by women, working in both government and private sectors, related to sexual harassment at the workplace.

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Kolkata: Driver held for ‘attempt to kidnap’ two women

The two women boarded the share car, which already had two male passengers. One of the women took the front seat, next to driver Kanai Das.

UP girl complains of harassment, asked to leave school

"Such indisciplined girls need not study here and tarnish the image of the school," said CB Singh, the principal of the school, after the victim complained of harassment by a boy.

Time to move beyond naming and shaming: Editors on #MeToo

Moving forward from “naming and shaming” on social media, which has been a significant manifestation of the #MeToo campaign, editors Friday offered tangible suggestions for the way forward and called for stronger more diversified newsrooms.

10 women allege sexual harassment at Doordarshan

A woman who was employed in Doordarshan levelled sexual harassment allegations against two of her bosses in 2015, following which she was “terminated from the job”.

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Central ministries received 141 sexual harassment complaints, Rajya Sabha told

The highest number of complaints were received by the Finance Ministry at 21, followed by the Ministry of Communications and the Ministry of Defence at 16, Minister of State for the Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar told the Rajya Sabha.

Delhi executive's suicide: Family blames Genpact, firm says followed procedure

The family of a senior Genpact executive who committed suicide has said that he took the extreme step because he was suspended by the company over allegations of sexual harassment without being given a chance to present “his side”.

Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Need to come together to address concerns over sexual violence, say artists

Underlying the importance of asking questions, artist Anita Dube, also the curator of the ongoing edition of the Biennale, said: “This is a space for insurrection and discussion. It is important to raise questions.”

Sexual harassment case: ‘JNU’s draconian action will ruin student’s future,' says former proctor

The JNU Students’ Union, too, wrote to the V-C Thursday demanding that the recommendations be withdrawn, and the university go back to reinstating the Gender Sensitisation Committee Against Sexual Harassment (GSCASH).

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MJ Akbar and the #MeToo campaign: A timeline

Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.

MJ Akbar better positioned to speak on allegations of sexual harassment: Smriti Irani

At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.

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Six women journalists accuse union minister MJ Akbar of sexual harassment

At least 6 women journalists, who have previously worked with MJ Akbar, the Minister of State for External Affairs, accused him of sexual harassment during his time as a journalist and editor.

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