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”.
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.
Two days after allegations of sexual misconduct surfaced against the CEO of The Viral Fever (TVF) Arunabh Kumar, advocate Rizwan Siddiqui on Thursday finally filed a complaint against the digital entertainment start-up’s co-founder.
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(…)
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(…)
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,(…)
According to a research conducted by the Indian Bar Association, 70 per cent women in India do not report sexual assaults at workplaces. SheThePeople.Tv spoke to lawyer Mayank Mukherjee about the reasons for the same.
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.
When I was a bookish fourteen-year old I had a very interesting conversation with one of my friends. She asked me if I had been “proposed” by any boy. Nerd, that I was, I got confused. I asked her if she meant if I had been “teased” by any boy, to which she rather innocently(…)
The district collector of Ernakulam on Friday held a review meeting to address the lack of reportage on sexual harassment in the city in the last four years. It is unbelievable that no incident of sexual harassment has taken place in the district since 2013.
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(…)
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.