The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

5 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2014

Date Written: September 18, 2014

Abstract

In India sexual harassment at workplace is one of the most common crimes against women and is also seen as unconstitutional infringing on the fundamental rights of women. Sometimes women raise their voices against such injustice but more often than not it is buried with time. The need for preventing such injustice and appropriately dealing with such cases, The Sexual Harassment Act, 2013 was brought into effective.

The Act explains what all can tantamount to sexual harassment and how workplaces need to be proactive about ensuring that the protect the dignity of a woman. The paper is an attempt to explain lucidly the periphery of the act and how organisations to should act upon in protecting and preserving the dignity of a woman.

Keywords: sexual Harassment, sexual harassment at workplace, act on sexual harassment, sexual harassment act, sexual harassment act India

Suggested Citation

Bothra, Nidhi, The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (September 18, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2498990 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2498990

Nidhi Bothra (Contact Author)

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