Can a transgender person file a complaint under IPC?

Can a transgender person file a complaint under IPC?

The Delhi High Court, in what seems to be an inclusive move, has ruled that section 354A of the Indian Penal Code can now be used by transgender persons to register complaints of sexual harassment. Section 354A of the IPC deals with sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment.

When to make a complaint about gender equality?

A: Yes. The Gender Equality Law, 2011 states that a complaint must be made within 6 months from the date on which the alleged act (s) took place. However, under the Law, the Tribunal has the discretion to accept a complaint after this time if it is satisfied that the reasons for the delay are reasonable.

How to register a complaint with the National Commission for women?

A person intending to file a complaint before the National Commission for women may do so by making a complaint on the official website of the Commission ncwapps.nic.in under the section of ‘register online complaints’.

Can a transgender person file a complaint against a male student?

This came as the High Court heard a petition by a transgender student from Delhi University who wanted to lodge a complaint against male students who allegedly sexually harassed her, but was not entertained by the police. According to the police, there was a lack of an appropriate penal section under which they could register such a complaint

A: Yes. The Gender Equality Law, 2011 states that a complaint must be made within 6 months from the date on which the alleged act (s) took place. However, under the Law, the Tribunal has the discretion to accept a complaint after this time if it is satisfied that the reasons for the delay are reasonable.

When do you have to file a discrimination complaint?

You must file a complaint alleging discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or based on compensation inquiries, discussions, or disclosures, within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination, unless the time for filing is extended for good cause shown.

Can you file a complaint with National Commission for women?

Yes, you can file a complaint with National Commission for Women. The Commission will take up your case with your employer/concerned organization to monitor the proceedings of your complaint as per the mandatory provisions of the Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, 2013. 12.

Is it bad to ask gender questions in a survey?

While the survey has since been withdrawn (a spokesman said it was a draft that hadn’t been cleared by the commissioner), it reveals the perils of over-asking in your survey gender questions. Inclusivity is vitally important, but survey best practices dictate that we also need to avoid fatiguing the people taking our surveys.