Category: Women Issues

Put an End to Sexual Harassment – Don’t Let them Get Away

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Let’s check out in our company and confirm whether they are functioning according to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. If they are no complaint mechanism or not a functioning model, we can voice out and emphasize that the employers to have it in practice.

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Facts and Laws – Rights, safeguards for working women

The Factories Act No woman employee can be forced to work after 7:00 pm. If at all they work overtime, only 2 hours over time is allowed. Cab must be provided for them with doorstep drop if they logoff after 7:00 pm; either a male associate or a security guard should be in the cab …

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Women in IT – Are we really Empowered?

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If we raise concern on this, to manager or transport admin, they say that the system will not allow to raise request beyond this time. Had we ever questioned who created the system/app? And for whom it is all created?

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Monthly Union Meeting – March 2018

Dear Friends, We have monthly union meeting on Saturday, March 17, 2018.                                      Topics : The reason behind Nirav Modi’s bank scam and the unreleased truth about Airtel money Union’s regular and Legal activities. Upcoming issues in IT Other topics …

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Managers Can Help to Stop Attacks on Women Employees

Once again, a women IT employee who worked in graveyard shift (that ends at 1:00 – 3:00 AM) is brutally attacked, this time in Chennai on 13th February 2018, Wed. Our general secretary Sugendiran has written a detailed article on this incident in Tamil.

 

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Shreya, an Indian woman IT employee’s fight against Wipro

Shreya says she had suffered because she is “a woman, an Indian woman and one who submitted to the advances of a senior, powerful man in the company with friends at the top”, and that she was singled out because she “dared to complain that she had been the victim of discrimination, intimidation and harassment”.

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BJP Haryana Chief’s Son Stalks Daughter of IAS Officer

“I was never a big fan of weapons, till last night. Whether it’s a gun or mace or taser or a golf club or a knife, it’s going to make you feel safer and more confident.”

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Are Women Easy Targets in Illegal IT Layoffs?

Even though male employees also face similar or worse treatments, women do face additional discrimination for various reasons. We need to get together urgently and put a stop to these kind of indecent, cruel and unprofessional treatment of employees by IT companies.

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Provide home drop for female employees working after 7 pm

Considering this if a woman reaches her destination after 10 PM, safety of the journey from the bus stop to home is uncertain, and it is a well-known situation.

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Sexually harassed at work? Don’t stay silent!

For many women today, this is how it plays out. The work atmosphere is getting to be a hotbed of hostility – everything from unwanted furtive glances to inappropriate ‘touching’ and outright asking for sexual favours in lieu of work.

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International Working Women’s Day – Memes

Created by : Saran Krishna

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