Sets back the cause of women empowerment: Delhi High Court on false invocation of sexual harassment laws
Justice Subramonium Prasad, Delhi High Court

Sets back the cause of women empowerment: Delhi High Court on false invocation of sexual harassment laws

The filing of such false cases casts a doubt on the veracity of allegations filed by actual victims of sexual harassment, thereby setting back the cause of women empowerment, the Court said.

The Delhi High Court recently expressed its anguish at the way cases of sexual harassment are registered “at the drop of a hat”, stating that this effectively hampers the cause of woman empowerment [Dr Karunakar Patra v State and Ors].

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