Draft law to address sexual harassment in Malayalam film industry in a month: Minister

Saji Cherian says the bill should be based on the recommendations of the Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Hema commissions

Saji Cherian says the bill should be based on the recommendations of the Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Hema commissions

A bill to address the problems in Malayalam’s film industry, including the issues facing women, will be ready in a month, Culture Minister Saji Cherian has said.

“The Ministry of Culture will complete the process of drafting the law within a month. It will then be submitted to the legal department for review, he says Hindus on Friday alongside the inauguration of the Kerala Regional International Film Festival here.

Cherian said the government would address the final draft for discussion before it is presented to the Assembly for approval, and said the bill would be based on the recommendations of the Adoor Gopalakrishnan and K. Hema commissions set up to identify and recommend measures to resolve the various issues. the problems in the Malayalam film industry.

Mr Cherian said the bill would be made public after completing the legal process. “The government will hold discussions with the various film agencies and the Women in Cinema Collective before finalizing the draft,” he said.

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