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Title: Writ petition (Criminal) Nos.666-70 of 1992
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Journalism::Political aspects
DRNTU::Social sciences::Journalism::Social aspects
Issue Date: 1997
Source: Writ petition (Criminal) Nos.666-70 of 1992. (1997). In AMIC Seminar on New Communication Technologies, Democracy and Women in Asia : Singapore, Aug 25-27, 1997. Singapore: Asian Media Information & Communication Centre.
Abstract: This Writ Petition has been filed for the enforcement of fhe fundamental rights of working women under Articles 14, 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India in view of the prevailing climate in which the violation of these rights is not uncommon. With the increasing awareness and emphasis on gender justice, (here is increase in the effort to: guard against such violations; and the resentment towards incidents, of sexual harassment is aJso increasing. The .present petition has been brought as a class action by certain social activists and NGOs with the aim ol focussing attention towards this societal aberration, and assisting in finding suitable methods for realisation of the' true concept of lgender equality'; and to prevent sexual harassment of working women in all work places through judicial process, to till the vacuum in existing legislation.
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