Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Hima Kohli
Justice AS Bopanna and Justice Hima Kohli

Supreme Court dismayed at lack of implementation of POSH Act; orders Central, State government to ensure ICCs are constituted

The Court cautioned that POSH Act will never succeed in providing respect that women deserve, unless there is strict adherence to enforcement regime and a proactive approach by all State and non-State actors.

The Supreme Court on Friday took strong exception to the fact that even a decade after the enactment of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013 (POSH Act), there remained serious lapses in its effective enforcement [Aureliano Fernandes v. State of Goa and Others].

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