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DNMUM409452 | 3/11/2018 | Author : Sarthak Maggon and Gayatri Raghunandan | WC :1039

Lawyers Sarthak Maggon and Gayatri Raghunandan draw up a list of basic fundamental rights that every woman as a citizen of India is entitled to in extremely challenging situations that demand intervention by personal and civil laws

Laws for women to tackle sexual harassment, including violation at workplace, office and home
The Criminal Amendment Act of 2013 brought along a catena of changes to erstwhile laws on harassment, increased penalties and recognised a broader range of sexual crimes than before.
What constitutes sexual harassment?
l Physical contact and unwelcome advances such as groping, demands for sexual favours, and stalking.
l Showing you pornography against your will.
l Making sexually coloured statements or remarks about, for instance, your appearance, relationships or personality.
l Capturing you in a
private act against your will and/or circulating it in public.
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