KAS officer summoned by Delhi court in sexual harassment case

KAS officer summoned by Delhi court in sexual harassment case

New Delhi: A Delhi Court has summoned Asif Hameed Khan a senior Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officer presently posted as Special Secretary, Public Works Department for sexually harassing a junior KAS officer while he was the Additional Resident Commissioner in New Delhi. Khan was shunted out of Delhi after the Police had registered an FIR […]

School head arrested for molesting minor student

School head arrested for molesting minor student

Anantnag: Following allegations of molesting a class IX girl student, the principal of a private school in Kulgam district was arrested on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Irshad Ahmad, a resident of Khee-Jogipora village in Kulgam district. The accused is principal of an English medium school in main town Kulgam. “The girl had […]

Man held for raping mentally challenged girl

Man held for raping mentally challenged girl

Srinagar: Police has arrested a man from the outskirts of Srinagar for allegedly raping a mentally challenged girl. A police statement that the victim’s family filed a complaint at Harwan police station about sexual assault and the subsequent medical examination confirmed rape. “In the complaint, the girl’s brother alleged that he did not know exactly […]

Govt launches ‘SHe-box’ portal for sexual harassment complaints

Govt launches ‘SHe-box’ portal for sexual harassment complaints

NEW DELHI: The Women and Child Development ministry on Monday launched an online platform to enable women employees of the central government to file complaints related to sexual harassment at the workplace. “We are also going to soon conduct a national survey to assess the nature and magnitude of sexual harassment at the workplace,” minister […]

Govt launches ‘SHe-box’ portal for sexual harassment complaints

Govt launches ‘SHe-box’ portal for sexual harassment complaints

NEW DELHI: The Women and Child Development ministry on Monday launched an online platform to enable women employees of the central government to file complaints related to sexual harassment at the workplace. “We are also going to soon conduct a national survey to assess the nature and magnitude of sexual harassment at the workplace,” minister […]

Women’s Harassment

Women’s Harassment

As women become more visible in public lives and venture out of their homes, they face a whole host of issues. Prominent in this hierarchy of issues is harassment in public spheres- work places, public transport, even homes and other public spaces. One rather infamous form of harassment is what is called in the sub […]

Minors prime targets of sexual violence

Minors prime targets of sexual violence

Srinagar: Minors seem to be the prime victims of sexual assault as data of rape cases over the past two-and-a-half years has revealed. Most victims fall in the age group of 3 to 11 years. Data available with the fast track court at the Srinagar lower court has shown that in the 65 sexual assault […]

Schoolgirls boycott classes to protest against harassment

Schoolgirls boycott classes to protest against harassment

Bhaderwah: Students of a girls’ school boycotted classes and blocked a busy road on Friday to protest against sexual harassment on the streets. Nearly 700 students of the Government Girls Higher Secondary School here came out on the roads after their morning prayers and raised slogans against the police and the administration for not taking […]

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