The National Commission for Women (NCW) organized a one-day consultation regarding law review on “Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace” (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 on November 17th, 2018 in the premises of the National Commission for Women, New Delhi.
The National Commission for Women as per its mandates has been reviewing legal safeguards for women and recommending remedial legislatives measures.
In compliance with its mandates and considering the recent spurt in sexual harassment reported in the media, it was decided to take up the review of the POSH Act with a view to examine whether existing provisions of the Act require any amendments.
Experts including Justice Sujata Manohar (Retd.), Justice G. Rohini (Retd.), Prof. (Dr) G.S. Bajpai, Registrar, National Law University, New Delhi, Advocate Flavia Agnes, Advocate Madhu Mehra, Ms. Suneeta Dhar, Pam Pajput, Prof. (Dr.) Mrinal Satish, various other stakeholders attended the meeting to deliberate on the various lacunae identified in the Act and made recommendations for the proper implementation of the Act in addressing the issues of sexual harassment of women at all workplaces in the country.