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Sexual Harassment : #MeToo Movement

What is Sexual Harassment? The Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 defines sexual harassment to include any one or more of the following unwelcome acts or behaviour (whether directly or by implication) namely:  Physical contact and advances A demand or request for sexual favours Making sexually coloured remarks  Showing pornography Any …

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Triple Talaq Ordinance

Ordinance: The Union Cabinet has cleared ordinance to make practice of instant triple talaq penal offence. Compelling reason cited by Government for promulgation of this ordinance was that practice of triple talaq continues unabated even after annulled by Supreme Court due to absence of legal framework.   Provisions: The ordinance makes instant triple talaq illegal …

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Inequality in wages

 International Labour Organization : India Wage Report: Real average daily wages in India almost doubled in the first two decades after economic reforms, but low pay and wage inequality remains a serious challenge to inclusive growth, the International Labour Organization warned in its India Wage Report. The ILO has called for stronger implementation of minimum …

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