The Joint Action Committee an organization of 10 women’s rights outfits demanded a probe by a high level committee comprising a majority of women members into the complaints of sexual harassment raised by women artistes of the Telugu film industry.
The committee should have women bureaucrats, police officers and representatives of women’s rights groups. They demanded that measures should be taken to make work places free of sexual harassment. Last week actress Sri Reddy stripped in front of the Movie Artistes Association alleging sexual abuse of women artistes by bigwigs of the industry. Male artistes were also asked to come out in support.