SC directed HCs to set up committees based on Vishaka guidelines in all courts

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In an order The Supreme Court directed high courts to set up Internal Complaints Committees in all district courts as per the Vishaka guidelines for sexual harassment at the workplace, with the deadline of within 2 months

The order was passed in a matter relating to a women lawyer’s assault in the premises of Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court earlier this month.

The case was filed by Afsham Pracha, a woman advocate who was allegedly assaulted and threatened by her male colleagues earlier this month, all of whom are members of the Delhi Bar Association at the Tis Hazari Court.

 

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