Sexual harassment

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(…)


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(…)


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(…)


ScoopWhoop Reacts To Harassment Allegations Against Co-Founder

At a time when the TVF (The Viral Fever) molestation case involving its CEO and founder Arunabh Kumar is yet to die down, revelations by a former senior executive of ScoopWhoop, accusing co-founder Suparn Pandey of sexual harassment and sexual assault have come as another shocker. Catch News reports that an FIR has been lodged at the Vasant Kunj (South) Police Station, Delhi. READ THE(…)


Former Employee Accuses ScoopWhoop Co-founder of Sexual Harassment: Reports

ScoopWhoop co-founder Suparn Pandey has been reportedly accused of sexual harassment and sexual assault, Catch News reports. An FIR has been lodged following this. A former senior executive of ScoopWhoop Media Pvt. Ltd., made a slew of allegations on other co-founders of ScoopWhoop – Sattvik Mishra and Sriparna Tikekar too, alleging that they encouraged the misbehaviour despite knowing(…)


Sexual Harassment: More About Power Than Sex?

When we think of sexual harassment in the workplace, we usually think of a man in power making a move on a female subordinate. But the case against Thinx’s female founder, Miki Agrawal, has shone light on how it need not always be a man who is the perpetrator of sexual harassment. Harassment need not(…)


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(…)


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