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Ordinance XV-D



ORDINANCE XV-D/The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE)

An Act to provide protection against sexual harassment of women at work place and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and for matters connected there with incidental thereto

WHEREAS sexual harassment results in violation of the fundamental rights of a woman to equality under articles 14 and 15 of the Constitution of India and her right to life and to live with dignity under article 21 of the Constitution and right to practice any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade or business which includes a right to a safe environment free from sexual harassment;

AND WHEREAS the protection against sexual harassment and the right to work with dignity are universally recognized human rights by international conventions and instruments such as Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against Women, which has been ratified on the 25th June, 1993 by the Government of India.

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to make provisions for giving effect to the said Convention for protection of women against sexual harassment at workplace. For details, please see the website

http://www.shebox.nic.in/assets/site/main/images/Sexual-Harassment-at-Workplace-Act.pdf.