Operation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 in work from Home Era

• Act aimed to provide protection to women against sexual harassment at their workplace • Provides a mechanism for redressal of complaints of sexual harassment. • As per the Act “Workplace” includes any place visited by the employee arising out of or during the course of employment, including a...

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Sexual Harassment Of Women At Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition And Redressal) Act, 2013

I) Background of the Act Workplace sexual harassment in India, was for the very first time recognized by the Supreme Court of India (“Supreme Court”) in its landmark judgment of Vishaka v. State of Rajasthan (“Vishaka Judgment” or “Guidelines”), wherein the Supreme Court framed certain guidelines and issued directions...

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