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Ministry to investigate allegations of harassment of female employees in media institutions

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An investigation is to be conducted on allegations of harassment in media institutions alleged by female journalists on Twitter, the Minister of Media and Information Keheliya Rambukwella said at the Cabinet meeting held today (22). Responding to a question raised by a journalist during the media briefing held today, subject Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said an official complaint has not been filed in this regard as yet. He said however, the Ministry will look into the allegations and will also reach out to the female journalists who have raised the allegations under a #metoo campaign on Twitter. Many female journalists have come forth recently stating that they had been harassed by male employees in media institutions.

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