POSH Act 2013

Globalization and the rapid growth of the information technology sector have brought a significant change in the status of women around the globe. However, with a rapid increase in the number of women entering the country’s workforce every year, instances of sexual harassment at the workplace have been on the rise. A safe workplace is […]

Delhi High Court Imposes Cost on a Woman for False Sexual Harassment Plea

In Anita Suresh vs. Union of India & Ors. decided by Delhi High Court on July 9, 2019, where the Petitioner sought directions from the court to put retirement benefits of the Respondent on hold, to initiate independent inquiry against him and to prosecute him. The Petitioner had filed a complaint against the Respondent on July 8, […]

Current Scenario of Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India

It wasn’t until 2013 that India recognized sexual harassment at the workplace as a separate offense. Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was passed by the parliament on 23rd April 2013. Vishaka Guidelines by Hon’ble Supreme Court in Vishaka and others vs. State of Rajasthan and others became the foundation of this law. The Hon’ble Supreme […]