Kerala High Court reinstates woman fired by State Women and Child Development Dept for proceeding on maternity leave

Single-judge Justice Devan Ramachandran said that the Court cannot countenance such attitude in the 21st century.
Kerala High Court reinstates woman fired by State Women and Child Development Dept for proceeding on maternity leave
Kerala High court, Pregnant women

The Kerala High Court recently made some crucial observations on the challenges of balancing motherhood and professional career while rebuking the State Women and Child Development Department for terminating the services of a woman for the reason that she had gone on maternity leave without authorisation (Vandana Sreemedha J v. State of Kerala).

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