I blogged about meeting Naina Kapur, the lead counsel in the Vishaka Judgment against sexual harassment in the supreme court. I discovered her blog. She was kind enough to drop in a line to tell me that contrary to what I wrote in my previous post she has a blog! And I am so glad to discover that.
So over to Naina Kapur’s blog.
In 1997 I was lead instructing counsel before the Supreme Court of India in the case of Vishaka v State of Rajasthan & Ors.. It’s perhaps better known as the sexual harassment case. …
To have any real meaning, equality as a human rights principle needed to assert its worth. It needed to be rescued from the far flung reaches of an alien International sky and brought into the dust and dirt of domestic life.