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Regional Consultation on Law Review of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, Redressal) Act, 2013 (January 18, 2019)





Regional Consultation on Law Review of

Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, Redressal) Act, 2013 (Session 1)


Provisions affecting Women’s Property Rights (Session II)

18th January, 2019



The National Law Commission for Women (NCW) collaborated with the National Law University Delhi (NLUD) to organize a Regional consultation on Jan. 18, 2018 on the following two themes:

  1. Amendments in the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal Act 2013 (Session I)
  2. Provisions affecting Women’s Property Rights (Session-II)

The Resource persons/experts/Representatives from Commissions, Institutions and Ministries:

  • Mrs.Soso Shaiza  Member, National Commission for Women
  • Smt. Kamlesh Gautam, Member, National Commission for Women
  • Ms Meenakshi Gupta, Member Secretary, National Commission for Women
  • Ms Preeti Bhardwaj, Vice-Chairperson and Ms Renu Bhatia, Member, State Commissions for Women, Haryana
  • Dr. Daisy Thakur, Chairperson, State Commission for Women, Himachal  Pradesh
  • Prof. Vibha Tandon , JNU, New Delhi
  • Prof. (Dr.) A.P. Singh, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi
  • Prof. Aditya Pratap Singh, Dr. RMLNLU, Lucknow
  • Prof. Bibha Tripathi, Faculty of Law, BHU, Varanasi, U.P.
  • Prof. Anju Tyagi, NLU Delhi
  • Dr. Rachna Choudhary,  Ambedkar University, Delhi
  • Mr. Naveen Gupta, Additional Secretary, DSLSA, New Delhi
  • Smt. Sudha Rani Relangi, Joint Secretary & Legislative Counsel, Legislative Department, ML&J
  • Mr. S.K. Gupta, Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi
  • Shri Ravindra Kumar Choudhary, Asst. Legal Adviser, Deptt of Legal Affairs, M/O Law & Justice
  • Ms. Mansi Gupta, Advocate, JNU ICC External Member
  • Ms. Kanchan Khattar, Sr. Coordinator, Complaints and Investigations Cell, NCW
  • Ms. Shubhangi, AALI NGO Lucknow
  • Ms. Sunita Thakur , Jagori NGO, New Delhi
  • Ms. Sanjucta Kabasi, Law Intern, Ministry of Home Affairs


  • Ms. Meenakshi Gupta, Member-Secretary NCW
  • Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Gupta, National Law University Delhi

Mrs.Soso Shaiza and Smt. Kamlesh Gautam, Members, NCW were guests of honour. Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh, Vice-Chancellor, NLUD presided over the inaugural session.


Prof. (Dr.) Ritu Gupta, Professor Coordinator from NLUD introduced the concept to the participants at the onset of the Inaugural session. Prof. (Dr.) Ranbir Singh welcomed the participants and discussed the need for such consultations on the themes in his presidential address. Ms. Meenakshi Gupta, Member-Secretary NCW in her address picked up the thread from the last consultation organized by the commission on one of the topics of the present event. The inaugural session was followed by a group photograph and high tea.


The experts in both the sessions came out with relevant suggestions followed by lengthy thought provoking arguments by the participants. The resource persons and the representatives of various ministries interacted with each other over the lunch. A detailed report of the same is under preparation.