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13th May, 2023 Social Issues

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Context: The Supreme Court found "serious lapses" and "uncertainty" in the implementation of the Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act.


  • The Supreme Court of India has recently expressed its concern over the poor implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act), which was enacted to protect women from sexual harassment at their place of work.

Must Read Articles:

Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act: https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-current-affairs/prevention-of-sexual-harassment-posh-act-2013

Internal Complaints Committees (ICC): https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-current-affairs/prevention-of-sexual-harassment-posh-act-2013


Q. Sexual harassment is a serious and widespread problem that affects many people in different settings and contexts. It can have negative impacts on the physical, psychological, social and economic well-being of the victims and the perpetrators. How can we understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment, and what are some of the challenges and opportunities for addressing this issue effectively and ethically?