The 64-year-old Sathidevi is a former Lok Sabha member and is presently the secretary of the Democratic Mahila Association, the women's wing of the CPM.
League’s failure to act against male leaders who abused their women counterparts shows the party’s insensitivity in addressing the gender issue.
Fathima had criticised the IUML leadership's action against Haritha after its members petitioned the Women's Commission regarding the derogatory remarks made against women by some of the male leaders.
IUML general secretary PMA Salam said that in addition to repeated acts of indiscipline, the term of the current committee of the women's unit of Muslim Students Federation had run out.
Rasheed has blamed Haritha members for not informing the Vanitha League or senior women leaders in the IUML about the alleged misogynistic remarks made by certain MSF leaders.
Leaders of the women's wing had petitioned the Women's Commission on alleged vulgar and misogynistic remarks made by MSF leaders, including state president PK Navas
Case was filed under the POCSO Act after the girl's mother complained to the Chief Minister, DGP and the State Women’s Commission.
In the post put up on July 30, 2018, Shahida had said that she got PhD on the topic, 'Social commitment and women empowerment'.
As a quasi-judicial body, the Women’s Commission can intervene in all matters relating to women.
The acting state secretary was mild on Josephine in public but CPM sources said that there was strident criticism of Josephine's attitude inside the State Secretariat