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February 26 2022
Who are the authorities implementing the law against workplace sexual harassment?
The Maharashtra Government has appointed authorities under the workplace sexual harassment law, more than seven years after it came into force. In this context, let us look at why these authorities are important. Which authorities can you approach against workplace sexual harassment? Internal Committee: Every employer employing at least ten workers at a workplace […]
March 04 2022
What should you know about sexual harassment at the workplace?
The Madras High Court has said that personal feuds or mere misunderstandings with a superior cannot be the basis for a complaint of sexual harassment at the workplace. What is sexual harassment at the workplace? Sexual harassment at the workplace includes the following unwelcome acts or behavior (whether directly or indirectly): (i) physical […]
February 23 2022
4 Things You Need to Know About Transgender Rights and ID Proof in India
Identification documents play a major role in facilitating your rights such as the right to healthcare, education, etc. and are also important for day-to-day activities such as applying for a SIM Card or a bank account, etc. Did you know that… …it is your right to get identification documents recognizing the gender you want […]
February 24 2022
5 Rights that are part of Your Right to Life
The Delhi High Court has confirmed that every individual has a right to access to drinking water of a quantity and quality equal to their basic needs. The Court held that it is a settled legal position that right to access to drinking water is fundamental to life, and the Government has a duty under […]
March 11 2022
5 significant judgements of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last week. She was the second woman to be appointed to the US Supreme Court, and served in the Supreme Court for a term of 27 years. Ginsburg was known as a champion of women’s rights, and has contributed to several landmark judgements on […]