Who was the musician who sexually harassed his students?
On Wednesday, a survivor who has been part of the music industry for almost a decade came out to name yet another highly accomplished musician, and her harrowing experiences with him as a student for three years.
Who is the singer who sexually harassed Radhika Ganesh?
Lalitha*, in a series of messages to social activist Radhika Ganesh, has alleged that popular singer and chitravina player Ravikiran sexually abused her. She has also levelled allegations of sexual harassment against his father Narasimhan.
Are there any allegations of sexual harassment against Ravikiran?
Ravikiran has, however, denied allegations against him and said that his ‘parental concern’ was misunderstood. Over the last few weeks, several allegations of sexual harassment by prominent names in the field of Carnatic music have emerged.
How many musicians have complained of sexual harassment?
The Incorporated Society of Musicians survey had 60% of respondents reporting sexual harassment. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters A survey of around 600 professional musicians has uncovered a culture of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in orchestras, bands and music education in the UK.
Is it illegal to harass someone in the workplace?
Verbal harassment can be the result of personality conflicts in the workplace that have escalated beyond the casual eye roll or something more serious. Unlike discriminatory types of harassment (such as sexual), verbal abuse is often not illegal. Instead, verbal harassment can be someone who’s consistently mean or unpleasant.
What kind of harassment is happening in the workplace?
Sexual orientation-based harassment is starting to gain traction and recognition as a legitimate type of workplace harassment. Victims face harassment because their sexual orientation is different from those around them.
Who is most likely to report sexual harassment?
Of those reporting sexual harassment, 82% were female, but male musicians also reported instances at the hands of both men and women, as well as instances of racism and bullying.