Sexual harassment

Delhi Uber Rape Survivor Sues Company

The woman who was raped by her Uber driver in New Delhi in 2014 is suing the company for accessing her medical reports. She said that Uber executives have failed to apologise to her for their ‘outrageous conduct’.

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Uber Fights Unfair Practices, CEO Travis Kalanik On Indefinite Leave

Uber’s top management may be in for a shake up. Uber’s board of directors has voted to adopt all recommendations from a report made by former US Attorney General Eric Holder on the company’s culture. They are also considering a temporary leave of absence for the CEO of the company, Travis Kalanick, according to reports.(…)

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School in Ludhiana Booked for Concealing Molestation Case

Ludhiana Police has booked a school and the principal, eight days after a girl was molested by a class IV worker of the school. Following a formal complaint by parents of a three-year-old girl from LKG, police filed FIR and suspect was identified as Naresh, a gardener. The school authorities failed to submit a satisfactory(…)

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Uber Executive Fired Over Reports of Sharing Rape Case Medical Records

Uber seems to be making the headlines yet again, for what is being termed a as case of  ”stunning violation of privacy”. Eric Alexander, Uber’s President of business in Asia Pacific was dismissed on Tuesday. He reportedly obtained the medical records of a woman who was raped during a ride by an Uber cab driver in India.  His case was(…)

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Women in Tech: Challenges they Face in a Male-dominated Industry

While many parents in India want their daughters to take up fields such as Science, technology and engineering, they often don’t realise that some of these fields remain highly male-dominated. Women at workplace face a lot of challenges like performance pressures, sexual harassment, difficulty in moving up in their company, people doubting their competence, and(…)

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Tesla Fires Female Engineer After Her Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Tesla ignored its employee AJ Vandermeyden’s claim of sexual harassment and has fired her. The Silicon Valley engineer went public with her discrimination lawsuit against the car company in February. She says she was catcalled and harassed by her male colleagues and that Tesla did not address her complaints. AJ has said that Tesla has(…)

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Kerala CM praises girl for cutting off her rapist’s genitals

In a daring move, a 22-year-old  student from Kerala decided to chop off her serial rapist’s genital organs to avenge the trauma she went through. Her rapist is an inmate from Panmana Ashram and had been repeatedly raping her for the past seven years. Kerala: Girl chopped off genitals of inmate from Panmana Ashram in(…)

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How to deal with sexual harassment at the work place

Sexual Harassment at the workplace is an issue in India for the longest time. Even though everyone knows that it is an offence, they still do it. Sexual harassment can be described as anything that is inappropriate at a place of work. It is a gender-neutral offence, meaning that a man can do it to(…)

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Here’s How Indian Academic Institutions Reek Of Sexism

The recent case of IIT Delhi implementing a regressive rule on its female students of Himadri hostel — asking them “to wear covered decent western or Indian attire” — is not an isolated one. Indian academic institutions have been imposing such draconian measures for a while now. What IIT Delhi did shows how expecting equal(…)

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ScoopWhoop Or TVF, Harassment Cases Lead Us To Think About The Core Problem

Women at the workplace have experienced harassment at some point or the other — either the unwanted touch or discrimination at large. While earlier, women rarely spoke out against such harassment, thanks to digital media, they are now aggressively coming forward to make their voice heard. It is all out in the open now. Starting(…)

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Leaked Emails Add Complexity To ScoopWhoop Harassment Case

ScoopWhoop co-founder Suparn Pandey has been accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault by a former senior executive, Catch News reports. An FIR has been lodged following this. ScoopWhoop’s other co-founders Sattvik Mishra and Sriparna Tikekar are also accused of abetting the harassment. Now, the case has taken a turn with a publication leaking conversations between the co-founders and complainant. Soon after the formal(…)

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