How Vishakha committee is formed?

How Vishaka Works

  1. Complainant to File Complaint. Provide all info in structural manner.
  2. Employer to take appropriate action. Be in compliance of Civil Right Act of 1964.
  3. ICC to submit recommendations. Finalize the report.
  4. ICC to acknowledge the complainant.
  5. ICC to have Interviews.
  6. Analyze and access the information.

What happened in Vishaka vs State of Rajasthan?

State of Rajasthan showcases the picture of one such instance of discrimination against women. Owing to the need for distinct legislation in this regard, the Supreme Court ruled the Vishaka guidelines in this case for the protection of women from sexual harassment in the workplace.

What is the story of Bhanwari Devi?

Bhanwari Devi (also spelled Bahveri Devi) is an Indian social-worker from Bhateri, Rajasthan, who was gang raped in 1992 by higher-caste men angered by her efforts to prevent a child marriage in their family.

How did the Bhanwari case shape the women’s movement in India?

Bhanwari’s case shaped the women’s movement in India. The Bhanwari case is said by some to have encouraged more rape victims to prosecute their rapists. By 2007, the average age of the first-time mother in Rajasthan had gone up to 16.5 years. This change was brought about by the efforts of women’s groups, catalyzed by the Bhanwari case.

Why is Justice elusive for Bhanwari Devi?

Prof Pamecha says justice has remained elusive for Bhanwari Devi, but she is the reason why millions of Indian women are now legally protected against sexual harassment in the workplace. “The state authorities had refused to help her, saying as her employer, they were not responsible since she was assaulted in her fields.

What is the caste of a Bhanwari?

Bhanwari is a woman belonging to a caste kumhar (potter) family and living in Bhateri, a village in the Indian state of Rajasthan, located 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Jaipur, the state’s capital.