Overview

Gender equity, including protection from sexual harassment and right to work with dignity is universally recognized basic human rights. Eradication of social evils has been the Principle aim of Constitution of India. Article 15 of the Constitution of India prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, or place of birth. Article 42 makes provision for securing just and human conditions of work. Article 15 –A (e) makes it incumbent on every citizen to promote harmony and spirit of the common brotherhood amongst all the people of India transcending religious, linguistic, and regional or sectional diversities, to renounce practices derogatory to the dignity of women. India is also a signatory to the convention or the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against women.As per UGC guidelines, the Women’s Development Committee of the University is constituted in the University. The committee is independent of the Internal Complaints Committee of the University. The committee also serves as Women’s Grievance Redressal Cell.