Hon’ble Ms. Justice Sujata Manohar

(Retired) Authored the Vishaka judgement in 1997 and laid down the Vishaka Guidelines which became the basis of the POSH Act, 2013

Honourable Justice Sujata Vasant Manohar was the first lady to be elevated as a Judge on the bench of Bombay High Court. Her Ladyship was also the first woman Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and took oath to Office of Chief Justice on 15th January 1994. Her Ladyship was transferred as Chief Justice of Kerala High Court with effect from 21st April 1994. Her Ladyship was elevated as Judge of the Supreme Court of India with effect from 8th November, 1994 and retired on 28th August, 1999.

Her Ladyship also authored the landmark Vishaka Guidelines which eventually led to the passing of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition & Redressal) Act, 2013.

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Saturday 9th Dec 2023

Role of Judiciary in enforcing Harassment & Discrimination free Society for all