I’ve been hearing rumblings about a sexual harassment bill. I decided to check it out from the NCW website. I was appalled. Who are these morons drafting these laws? What are they after ?
Here is a draft of the bill: Draft Sexual Harassment Bill
Here is the judgement of the Supreme Court: Visakha Vs State Of Rajasthan
I have strong opinions about this bill for the following reasons.
Is sexual harassment an issue for the working women of India ? The answer is a resounding yes.
Can this be trusted to be drafted intelligently and with safeguards built in to prevent abuse? No, not if drafted by the same set of morons who drafted the DV Act and who oppose the amendment of 498A.
Here is a link to a doc from the NCW on BPO guidelines.
More on this later. In the meantime, here is the SC judgment on sexual harassment: Visakha Vs State Of Rajasthan