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Laws for working women in India

Contrary to common perception, a large percentage of women in India are working and participating in nation building. While workplaces have almost become second home to most of us so are the complexities that arise with it. In these changing and liberating times every working woman in India must be aware of various benefiting laws. A few of them have been enlisted below.
Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

eAdvent of this act is a true milestone in making working women feel empowered and secured. Sexual Harassment at the Workplace has remained one of the central concerns of the women's movement in India. The Act defines sexual harassment at the work place and creates a mechanism for redressal of complaints. Workplace has been defined include organisations, department, office, branch unit etc. in the public and private sector, organized and unorganized, hospitals, nursing homes, educational institutions, sports institutes, stadiu…