Issues Related to Women

Practice of Sati in India

October 27, 2016

Sati was a practice followed in some Indian communities in which a recently widowed woman used to immolate herself on her husband’s funeral pyre. It is said that it was more prevalent among the higher castes and among those who considered themselves to be rising in social...

Sexual Harassment at Workplace in India: Background and Legislative Actions

October 27, 2016

Half of the total number of crimes against women is related to the molestation and harassment at the workplace. The parliament has enacted the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 to curb the menace of this evil. Background In 1992, Bhanwari...