Sexual harassment at the workplace is an affront to woman's fundamental rights to equality and right to live with dignity: Supreme Court

The Court made the observation while quashing a transfer order against a woman bank employee, issued following her complaints of corruption and sexual harassment at her branch.
Sexual harassment at the workplace is an affront to woman's fundamental rights to equality and right to live with dignity: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recently upheld a Madhya Pradesh High Court judgment quashing the transfer of a woman bank employee (respondent), issued after she had complained against an officer for sexual harassment, apart from submitting reports about irregularities and corruption at the bank branch. (Punjab and Sind Bank & Ors v Mrs Durgesh Kuwar)

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