ऑल इंडिया रेडियो में सेक्सुअल हरासमेंट


prasar bharti

कामगार महिलाओं के लिए मुश्किलें लगातार बढ़ रही है. प्राइवेट तो प्राइवेट सरकारी संस्थान भी उनके लिए सुरक्षित नहीं. नया मामला ऑल इंडिया रेडियो का है. ऑल इंडिया रेडियो के ब्रॉडकास्टिंग प्रोफेशनल एसोसिएशन ने सोमवार को देल्ही कमीशन फॉर वूमन में शिकायत दर्ज करवायी है कि एयर एफएम गोल्ड रेडियो स्टेशन में उन्हें सेक्सुअल हरासमेंट का सामना करना पड़ रहा है. यही शिकायत नेशनल कमीशन फॉर वूमन के यहाँ भी दर्ज करवायी गयी है. इंडियन एक्सप्रेस के पेज नंबर 7 पर आज के अखबार में ये खबर छपी है. मीडिया खबर के पाठकों के लिए पेश है पूरी रिपोर्ट :


Women staff allege sexual harassment at All India Radio

Radio presenters employed with a Prasar Bharati-run channel have alleged sexual harassment at workplace. The All India Radio Broadcasting Professionals Association (AIRBPA) on Monday filed a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women stating they were facing sexual harassment at AIR FM Gold radio station. The AIRBPA plans to file a similar complaint with the National Commission for Women (NCW).

Further, they said the government body does not have a committee to deal with such complaints as mandated by the Supreme Court in its Vishakha case judgment.

The complaint alleged bias and unprofessional behaviour by the programme executives at the radio station and specifically named FM Gold director-general Leela Dhar Mandloi for “attacking the self respect” of the women presenters.

The AIRBPA has also alleged that the staff on duty was sometimes intoxicated and misbehaved with the women employees, “but officials of AIR are not bothered about it.”

Despite numerous complaints by the AIRBPA, it states, “nothing has so far been done though more than four months have passed since the union had given the letter to the director, AIR Delhi Station and its copies to the CEO Prasar Bharati, director-general AIR and NCW president”.

Adequate measures to ensure the safety of the women employees on night shifts were not being taken, according to the complaint. It stated women were “forced to come to a certain point for the pickup and dropped far away from homes at odd hours”.


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