Social and Tribal Welfare Dept. Organizes Workshop on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplaces

Kargil, Nov 13: Social and Tribal Welfare Department organized a workshop on sexual harassment of women at workplaces for employees of DC Office at Conference Hall Baroo.

Secretary KSSRB Khanzada Mohd Usman, Headquarter Assistant, Arifa Iqbal Lone, Accounts Officer to DC Kargil, Shamim Ahmed, representatives of Social and Tribal Welfare Department Dechen Angmo and Tashi Lamo, besides other concerned officers and officials of DC office were present on the occasion.

Dechen Angmo and Tash...

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Preserving Communal Harmony in Ladakh: A Call for Sensible Responses to Crimes

On June 18, 2023, Ladakh was shaken by a distressing incident involving a retired Chokidar turned Onpo, Tsering Wangdus, who allegedly assaulted a 21-year-old woman seeking treatment. While such incidents are rare in Ladakh, it is essential for the public to approach these cases with caution and avoid exacerbating any potential social imbalances. The gravity of rape and sexual harassment as criminal acts is undeniable, and it is crucial to address them solely as crimes. It is worth noting th...

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Wakha Women Stage Massive Protest Against Recent Sexual Harassment Case

VoL Desk, June 27: Hundreds of women belonging to the Women Welfare Association of Wakha staged a significant protest today in Wakha, denouncing a recent case of sexual harassment.

Women from various villages in the Shargole Block and Pashkum regions gathered in Wakha and marched approximately 5 kilometers towards Kargil, expressing their strong opposition to the incident that occurred on June 18 in Wakha.

The protest received support from the Executive Body of the Zainabiya Women We...

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