Topless protest by actress Sri Reddy prompts NHRC notices to TS, I&B Ministry

Vishwas News

Hyderabad, April 12:The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports on the alleged sexual exploitation of women in the Telugu film industry, raised by television anchor turned actress Sri Reddy.
In a press release, the Commission quoted media reports and said the actress had questioned the State government and the Movie Artistes Association (MAA) on the absence of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment (CASH) due to which, she alleged, female actors could not represent or seek redressal of their grievances, if there was any sexual harassment at the work place."The Commission has observed that the contents of the media reports, if true, tantamount to inaction of the part of the State government. The Commission is of the opinion that the reported prohibitions imposed upon the actress, barring her to act in the films and stopping others to work with her are violation of her right to livelihood and live a life with dignity," the press release said.
Accordingly, it has issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Government of Telangana and the Secretary, Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, calling for a detailed report in the matter within four weeks. The State authorities are expected to intimate about the available/proposed mechanism to the deal with the subject.
Thus, the Commission observed, the issues raised by the actress demand action on part of the State government in the form of a committee to address and redress the grievances of the female actors and women employees, in case of any sexual harassment at the work place i.e. Telugu film industry, in this case.
The actress had on Saturday last staged a topless protest outside the MAA office here.
Source: Vishwas News


  
  

Comments


No comments yet! Be the first one to leave a comment.


Add Comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:

More Hyderabad News


Ramkumar Ramanathan moves to career best ATP Ranking ..


Hyderabad recertified ODF city ..

- Forest offenders to face PD Act: DGP
- National Health Mission lauds Telangana for healthcare
- Few Muslims in Central paramilitary forces, says Asaduddin Owaisi
- Lightning, flood alert systems in TS soon
- Azharuddin keen to contest LS polls from Secunderabad
- Will focus on urban areas after 2019, says KTR
- Zoho to set up two data centres in India
- Telangana Vaidya Vidhan Parishad gets 919 specialist doctors
- Irrigation Dept Chief Engineer in ACB net
- Katrina Kaif's response to Arjun Kapoor's comment on her photo is spot on
- Ahmed Patel moves SC seeking dismissal of plea challenging his election to Rajya
- Hyderabad Zone to push for GST returns filing
- Sheep distribution 2.0 to begin from Siricilla
- TS among top States in Niti Aayog delta ranking
- KCR offers pooja at Vijayawada's Kanaka Durga Temple
- TITA to promote Digithon and TIIC in US and Canada
- MANUU admission counselling from July 9
- Strong organisation must to defeat TRS: Uttam
- Nizamabad TRS leaders seek action against DS
- 'Add more places to Swachh Iconic Places list'

Related News

BHU violence: NHRC issue notices to UP govt, V-C on inaction over eve-teasing complaint
Sept 26:Following violence on the Banaras Hindu university campus, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued n .. read more
GHMC slaps notices to footpath encroachers
Vishwas NewsHyderabad, Dec 9:? Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has issued notices to traders to remove constructions on fo .. read more
Zee Telugu Apsara Awards 2018: Tamannaah Bhatia felicitated with Sridevi Memorial Award, Shruti Haasan & Taapsee Pannu in attendance
April 10:The Zee Telugu Apsara Awards 2018 recently took place at Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Reddy Indoor Stadium in Yousufguda, Hyderaba .. read more
CM Palaniswami defends police firing, says natural course against attack
May 24:A day after 12 people were killed in clashes with security forces in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami on .. read more
Kriti Sanon, Varun Dhawan and Tiger Shroff raise the oomph quotient of Dabboo Ratnani 2018 calendar
Jan 19:As put by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Dabbo Ratnani's annual calendar brings together the entire Indian film industry in a f .. read more

More Related News

- ACB notices will bend Naidu's neck: Talasani; Sec. 8 unwarranted: Tummala
- Protesting Maharashtra doctors served ultimatum: resume duties or face suspension
- Opposition stages walkout over TDP MLAs' suspension
- Akbaruddin Owaisi Attack Case: HC issues notices to Mohammed Pahelwan, others
- KCR defends TRS MPs' protest in Parliament
- Congress to hold peace rally from Charminar today
- AP Govt to take Centre's nod to probe into phone tapping case
- Jana Reddy appeals for success of Telangana Bandh
- TPCC leaders to meet CEC over deletion of voters
- Rangasthalam teaser: Ram Charan's sound engineer avatar is quite intriguing

More Latest News:

- Ramkumar Ramanathan moves to career best ATP Ranking
- R Ashwin to rejoin Worcestershire in County Championship
- Fans vandalise Asian Games stadium in Indonesia
- From wood splinters to menstruation belt: How sanitary napkins evolved over time
- Geetha Govindam teaser: Vijay Deverakonda-Rashmika Mandanna's rom-com is promising
- Despite protests, Ali Zafar's Teefa in Trouble breaks record in Pakistan
- Can Lebanon control cannabis cultivation?
- Controversy surrounds Qatari Emir's UK visit
- Boko Haram suicide attack kills eight at mosque
- Saada elders 'never to give up' in battle against Houthi militants
- Rebels reach north Syria after south evacuations
- Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death
- Ruckus in Lok Sabha as Shashi Tharoor blames right-wing activists for mob violence
- MiG-21 fighter jet crashes in Kangra, pilot dead; Court of Inquiry ordered
- Three killed, many feared trapped as two buildings collapse in Greater Noida
- 'Completely paralysed' despite Constitution Bench verdict, Delhi govt tells Supreme Court
- Govt hikes sugarcane price by Rs 20 per quintal to Rs 275
- Delhi HC seeks authorities stand on lack of breastfeeding facilities in public places
- Hyderabad recertified ODF city
- Record shrimp cultivation in Telangana
- Harish Rao wants national project tag for Kaleshwaram
- Forest offenders to face PD Act: DGP
- National Health Mission lauds Telangana for healthcare
- Few Muslims in Central paramilitary forces, says Asaduddin Owaisi
- KTR keeps promise, meets young mountaineer
This page was created in 0.0662610530853 seconds