New Delhi, December 5: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women Empowerment and Safety on Thursday, December 5, met representatives from the Facebook group (Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) in view of increasing crimes against women on social media platforms. The meeting was held at Parliament House Annexe building in New Delhi. Twitter India Officials Appear Before Parliamentary Committee on Cyber Security of Women.
The committee chaired by BJP MP Heena Gavit has all women members including Jaya Bachchan and Kanimozhi Karunanidhi. During the meeting, the Social media giant presented the current system through which women can report cyber harassment and bullying. Why Name and Identity of Rape or Sexual Assault Victim Should Not Be Made Public? How Section 228A of the IPC Comes Into Effect.
The meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Women Empowerment with Facebook group concludes. Facebook group presented current system through which women can report cyber harassment&bullying. Committee demanded cooperation from the group to help strengthen online vigilance. https://t.co/3nO6Eu55En
— ANI (@ANI) December 5, 2019
On Wednesday, the Parliamentary panel met Twitter India representatives and had detailed discussion on cyberbullying and harassment. The Twitter India officials gave presentations on how Twitter works, how to report and on the basis of complaint how the platform takes action.