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UP govt says no women employee can be made to work at night without consent

The new rule is an amendment to the Factories Act, 1948, to protect women employees from incidents of sexual harassment at workplaces. It is applicable in both government and private sectors.

UP govt's new order says no woman can be made to work during night hours without consent(Unsplash)
UP govt's new order says no woman can be made to work during night hours without consent(Unsplash)
Published on May 28, 2022 08:57 PM IST
Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Merely being in love doesn’t count as consent for sex, rules Kerala high court

The Kerala high court said there is a massive difference between consent and submission, and helplessness in the face of compulsion cannot be seen as the victim’s consent for sexual intercourse.

The hearing was on an appeal by one Syam Sivan, 26, who was convicted and subsequently sentenced by a trial court under multiple sections of the IPC, including section 376 that deals with rape. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The hearing was on an appeal by one Syam Sivan, 26, who was convicted and subsequently sentenced by a trial court under multiple sections of the IPC, including section 376 that deals with rape. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Unmarried girls in India don't have physical relationship unless..': Court

It is the girl who is always at the receiving end because it is she who runs the risk of being pregnant, the court said in a recent judgment denying bail to an accused. 

Men can not plead consent and laugh all the way to home, the order said, 
Men can not plead consent and laugh all the way to home, the order said, 
Published on Aug 14, 2021 10:36 PM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
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