Email Print This Page bookmark
Font : A-A+

(A Bill conferring upon women the right to protection against sexual harassment and towards that end for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment of women)
Whereas Sexual Harassment infringes the fundamental right of a woman to gender equality under Articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution of India and her right to life and live with dignity under Article 21 of the Constitution which includes a right to a safe environment free from sexual harassment.
And Whereas the right to protection from sexual harassment and the right to work with dignity are recognized as universal human rights by international conventions and instruments such as Convention on the  Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), which has been ratified by the Government of India.
And  Whereas the  Supreme Court in  Vishakha vs State of Rajashthan [1997 (7) SCC 323] has formulated guidelines to address sexual harassment until a suitable legislation is enacted in this respect.
                   year of the Republic of India as follows:

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Benefits of Registration

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store
Greetings! How can I assist you?MediBot