Sexual Offences

Judiciary

‘CJI Ranjan Gogoi sexually harassed me’

A sexual harassment survivor, in an SOS call to all the judges of the apex court, has maintained that she along with her family have been subjected to intense persecution at the behest of a “revengeful” CJI.

April 21,2019

Judiciary

The Sequence of Events

The information in this table has been gathered from the Complaint Letter and Sworn Affidavit that the complainant has sent to the Judges of the Supreme Court of India.

April 20,2019

Sexual Offences

Making Marital Rape a crime does not destroy the institution of marriage

Justice Dipak Misra’s comments display a patriarchal mindset.

April 11,2019

Case update

#MeToo: Priya Ramani pleads ‘not guilty’

Claims truth as her defence, as court dispenses with her personal appearance.

April 10,2019

Know Your Rights

Critique: The Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace Act

How effective is the functioning of the Internal Complaints Committee?

March 25,2019

Know Your Rights

Sexual Harassment at Workplace: Part I

The definition of sexual harassment (Section 2(n)) is hinged at “unwelcome” acts, whether directly or by implication, which may include any physical contact and advances; a demand or request for sexual favours, making sexually coloured remarks; or showing pornography, or any other verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature.

March 23,2019

Women's rights

Working women’s manifesto demands government accountability

Calls for labour reforms, pay parity, greater participation of women labourers, Dalits, Adivasis in decision making.

March 12,2019

Women's Day

Indira Jaising writes

The judiciary must consciously eliminate derogatory tendencies towards women in our (spoken and judicial) language

March 9,2019

Women's Day

A party spokesperson makes a sexist remark

Women are beyond the stage where an apology for a sexist statement is sufficient.

March 8,2019

Women's Day

Women’s day is a chance to replenish

Big wins, but patriarchy is still alive

March 8,2019

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