ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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From Mathura to Bhanwari

The recent law on sexual harassment at the workplace rides on the back of decades of campaigns by women's groups, starting with the rape law in the famous "Mathura case" to the guidelines on sexual harassment arising from the fight by Bhanwari Devi to punish the men who gangraped her for opposing child marriage. Unfortunately, lawmakers have failed to heed some of the crucial lessons that can be drawn from these struggles.



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