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Bhopal: Now a special desk in Women’s Commission to hear plaints

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Giving fillip to the #MeToo movement, Madhya Pradesh State Women’s Commission has decided to set up a special desk to hear cases of sexual harassment at workplace. The state commission took the initiative on the direction of National Commission for women. The state commission supports the #MeToo movement and a special bench will be set to hear cases pertaining sexual harassment at workplace, said the Chairperson, Madhya Pradesh State Women’s Commission, Lata Wankhede.

A special desk and will be set up under #MeToo movement where women can file verbal complaint by giving an application, a special team will also mad for this, informed Wankhede. “ The team will also visit different districts of the state and aware the women. We will take help of our Sakhi- Sanginis (a volunteers of the commissions),” she added. Now, a woman who wants to raise voice against the sexual harassment at workplace can file a complaint at the desk without revealing her name. The commission also appealed to all women to come forward and raise voice against the injustice.


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