Safe Working Environment for Female Health Workers
Recently, a representation signed by representatives of various organisations has been received in the Ministry seeking justice in sexual harassment cases involving women healthcare workers and to constitute Vishakha Committees in all healthcare institutions all over the country. The same has been forwarded to the States concerned for appropriate action. News of dharna was reported in certain sections of Media.
Health being a state subject, the matter regarding working conditions of nursing staff comes under the purview of the State Government in which the hospitals are located.
The Health Minister was replying to a question in the Lok Sabha here today.