Sexual harassment at work places; UP takes the top spot


As per the data available with the National Commission for Women (NCW), the maximum number of complaints with respect to the sexual harassment of women at work places were filed from Uttar Pradesh. The data is compiled from 2010 to 05/12/2013, as many as 118 complaints were filed from UP alone.

From Delhi 98 complaints of sexual harassment were received, making Delhi the second in the list of Sexual harassment at work places. Rajasthan is at 42 the third in the list, compared to the previous year the number of complaints have been increased. Last year a total of 103 complaints have been received while this year as on 05 Dec 2013 the number is at 149.

Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Sikkim and Tripura are among the few states which received zero complaints with respect to the sexual harassment.

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  1. Now a days sexual harassment at work places is the most important issue and really UP possess a top position in this issue. It leads the society and country in a wrong direction, everybody should think about this issue and take a necessary step to sort out this issue.

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