The Sexual Harassment Bill undermines the innovative spirit of Vishaka- Naina Kapur Lawyer and Equality Consultant

Bar & Bench March 1 2013
Naina Kapur

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Bill, 2012 was passed by the Rajya Sabha on February 26, 2013. In this interview with Bar & Bench,  Lawyer and Equality Activist Naina Kapur shares her thoughts on the Bill, and the reasons why she is disappointed with the way the legislation has come about.  

Passed 16 years after the landmark Vishaka judgment, the new Bill seeks to provide for prohibition, prevention and redress against sexual harassment of women at the workplace. It defines sexual . . .

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