HC asks govt to give list of women workers tortured abroad
Published : 31 Jul 2018, 18:06:14
The High Court on Tuesday asked the authorities concerned to submit a list of women worked abroad and how many of them have been subjected to physical and sexual violence, in one month.
A High Court division bench comprising Justice Syed Refaat Ahmed and Justice Farid Ahmed passed the order today, issuing a rule asking to reply in two weeks as to why the inactions of the concerned officials in providing compensation to the victims shall not be declare illegal.
The court asked Expatriate Welfare Secretary, Director General of the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training, Chairman of Wage Earners’ Welfare Board and president and general secretary of BAIRA to submit the list of female workers within the next one month.
The court passed the order after holding hearing on a writ filed by Justice Watch Foundation.-BSS