State Complaints Committee
The issue of Sexual Harassment at the workplace has drawn attention of many women’s organizations and NGOs. The Hon’ble Supreme Court in a landmark judgment (1997(7) SC 384) in case titled “Vishaka and Ors V/s State of Rajasthan” examined the issue in great detail. The Hon’ble Court laid down the guidelines for prevention of sexual harassment at workplace. The Hon’ble Court interpreted gender equality of women in relation to work and held that sexual harassment of the working women which is against their dignity, in violation of Article 14,15, 19(i)(g) and 21 of Constitution of India.