Supreme Court orders reinstatement of MP judicial officer who alleged sexual harassment by HC judge

The Supreme Court directed reinstatement of a Madhya Pradesh woman judicial officer who resigned in 2014 and alleged sexual and work-related harassment by a judge of the High Court, saying her resignation “could not be construed to be voluntary”. The judicial officer, who was Additional District & Sessions Judge in Gwalior, said she was forced […]

Inaction on Complaints of Sexual Harassment & Retaliation

Sexual harassment, especially at workplace, and the law against it is neither new nor an extraordinary subject either for the employers or the employees. Both, the guidelines then and the law now, clearly put a responsibility on the employer that they must constitute an internal complaints committee in the workplace to receive and redress complaints […]

Data by National #Crime Records Bureau in 2019 | crime against children

According to the data compiled by the National #Crime Records Bureau in 2019, a total of 1,48,185 cases of crime against children were registered during 2019, showing an increase of 4.5% over 2018 (1,41,764 cases). In percentage terms, major crime heads under ‘Crime Against Children’ during 2019 were #Kidnapping & Abduction (46.6%) and Protection of Children from #SexualOffences Act, 2012 (35.3%) […]

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