Friday, December 15, 2017

The Law Against Sexual Harassment

The Law Against Sexual Harassment

Women were sexually harassed long before there was a term for it. Since industrialization, women working in factories and offices have had to endure sexual comments and demands by bosses and coworkers as the price for economic survival.


In the absence of civil and penal laws in India, for providing adequately and specific protection to women from sexual harassment in the work places, in 1997, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment in Vishaka vs.State of Rajasthan
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