Cabinet clears sexual harassment ordinance

Pallavi Ghosh, CNN-IBN | Feb 02, 2013 at 07:06am


New Delhi: The Cabinet, which met at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence on Friday to discuss recommendations given by the Justice Verma Committee, approved an ordinance on tackling sexual harassment against women. Death penalty or life imprisonment for convicts in extreme cases is included in the ordinance, according to sources.