Kottayam: Kerala seems to take the top place in sexual offences at workplace, if one goes by complaints received at the 'SHe-Box' set up by the Central Ministry of Women and Children. According to information obtained through the Right to Information Act (RTI), the maximum number of complaints received in the SHe-Box are from the state. Four of the complaints received from the government sector in 13 states are from Kerala, the data reveals.
The Sexual Harassment Electronic Box or SHe-Box online portal was launched in July 2017. The Box received 107 plaints until February this year.
While thirty-four of the complaints were from Central government establishments 25 were from private ones. Among those who filed complaints are three women working with the sponsors of the SHe-Box, the Ministry of Women and Children.
Also complaining are employees of the ministries of commerce, defence, railways, and finance.