Sexual harassment

Woman CEO Accused Of Sexual Harassment

The female founder of the period underwear company, Thinx, has been accused of sexual harassment. A former employee of the company, Chelsea Leibow, has accused Miki Agrawal of making inappropriate comments, touching employees’ breasts and “having an aggressive and retaliatory demeanour”.


Women Fighting Sexual Harassment Cases to Get 90 Days Leave

Female central government employees who filed complaints of sexual harassment will get 90 days’ leave as their grievances are looked into under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, the department of personnel and training has recently announced.


The TVF Sexual Harassment Case: How Deep Is It?

The startup world woke up in shock about the sexual harassment allegations against the co-founder of The Viral Fever (TVF). On March 12, co-founder Arunabh Kumar found himself battling sexual harassment accusations presented by an anonymous post from an ex-TVF female employee. The post, titled “The Indian Uber – That is TVF”, the author, @Indian Fowler, made(…)


TVF Harassment Case Puts Spotlight On Women’s Safety In Startups, Millennials React

The latest controversy involving TVF’s founder Arunabh Kumar has stirred some important discussions about the extent of sexual harassment taking place in startups. An ex-TVF employee, narrated her ordeal in a post on Medium, which went viral. This was followed by more female employees sharing similar incidents of harassment on other social media sites. Millennials(…)


TVF Sexual Harassment Case: Comedians Out In Support Of Women

The Viral Fever, famous start-up that creates humorous video content for the web, is the latest to join corporate companies accused of sexual abuse at the workplace. Allegedly an ex-TVF employee, going by the name of Indian Fowler, wrote a first-person account of the ordeal she suffered at the hands of the CEO and co-founder,(…)


60 Iconic Women In A 12-Metre-Long Shirt

A women’s group has designed a 12-metre-long shirt — with caricatures of 60 accomplished women. With this, the designers are hoping to set a world record by creating the largest caricature shirt in the world.


Women’s Safety is yet the biggest concern for girls in India

Capital city data suggested that 2016 was the safest year for women in the past decade. All sorts of crimes against women like molestation, rape, eve-teasing, stalking, saw a dip. Quoting Delhi Police data, rape cases against women went down from 2199 (2015) to 2017 (2016). This has happened for the first time since 2008(…)


Four In 10 Indian Women Suffer Abuse: Survey

A survey, released today, by an International women and child rights NGO came up with the conclusion that 41% of Indian women of 19 years and below suffer physical abuse. In other words, four in ten women suffer abuse in India.


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