National Opinion Uncategorized Women

Maneka Gandhi proposes to set up committee to look into #MeToo cases

 ‘Will form four-member committee of retired judges to conduct public hearings of #MeToo cases,’ Union Minister Maneka Gandhi said. With the #MeToo movement intensifying in the country with every passing day, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that four retired judges will hold public hearings of the sexual assault and harassment cases. “Will form Read More…

Indian Subcontinent North India Women

Fighting sex abuse in bihar 40 schoolgirls attacked injured admitted in Hospital

A group of schoolgirls of kasturba Gandhi Girls School brave hearts resist harassers were beaten up by local villagers for protesting against sexual harassment by local youth in Bihar’s Supaul district, Police said over 40 schoolgirls who were injured in the attack were later admitted to a local hospital for treatment. Earlier this year, cases Read More…

Opinion Timeline Voice Women

Tanushree Dutta gradually garners support for her sexually harassment charge on Nana Patekar

In a recent interview, Tanushree Dutta spoke about the #MeToo movement in Bollywood highlighting her personal experience. After two days of stoic silence, Bollywood woken up and finally came out in support of actor Tanushree Dutta, who has alleged that veteran actor Nana Patekar sexually harassed her during a film shoot 10 years ago. Several Read More…

Legal National Social Women

BJP MPs want Men commission to check women harassment

Two BJP MPs have demanded that a commission be set up to look into the complaints of men “suffering at the hands of their wives” due to “misuse” of laws. Harinarayan Rajbhar, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Lok Sabha member from Ghosi, Uttar Pradesh, and Anshul Verma, the party MP from Hardoi in the state, said Read More…