Sexual Harassment Current Affairs - 2019

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Parliament passes Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament passed Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to provide stricter punishments for child sex abuse. It was first passed by Rajya Sabha on July 24, 2019 and then by Lok Sabha on August 1, 2019. The Bill amends Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO), 2012 which provides legal framework Read More…

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NCW launches dedicated e-mail address to report instances of sexual harassment at workplace

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has come out with dedicated e-mail address ([email protected]) to report instances of sexual harassment at workplace.  On receiving complaint mail, NCW will take forward complaints of sexual harassment at workplace received so that appropriate action may be taken, as per law. Key Facts The launch of dedicated e-mail address Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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The Silence Breakers named as Times Person of the Year for 2017

Time magazine has named ‘the silence breakers’ as its Person of the Year for 2017. It was referring to those individuals, mostly women, who came forward this year with #MeToo movement to publicly expose patterns of sexual harassment and assault by powerful public figures in United States. Those recognized by Time range from famous actresses Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

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