Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicVishaka guidelines

Topic: Vishaka guidelines

India’s answer to sexual harassment at work was passed this day in 2013

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act kicked in on 9 December 2013, but too late for countless women.

Whoever faces sexual harassment at work should report it immediately, says Kirron Kher

Weighing in on #MeToo, BJP MP Kirron Kher said sexual harassment was a result of society's patriarchal mindset.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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