Maternity leave a basic human right; assault on woman’s dignity if denied: Orissa High Court

Maternity leave cannot be compared to or equated with any other leave and it cannot simply be denied on technical grounds, the Court said.
Pregnant woman and Orissa High Court
Pregnant woman and Orissa High Court

The Orissa High Court recently emphasised that maternity leave is a basic human right and that its denial would amount to an assault on the dignity of woman employees [Swornalata Dash v. State of Odisha and ors].

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