Gangavath Ekitha | Edited by Prabhat Bandhulya
SUPREME COURT DECALERS SEX WORK AS PROFFESION:
According to the Supreme Court, police should not intervene or take criminal action against adult and consenting sex workers. The Supreme Court has directed those police really shouldn't respond or take criminal prosecution against adult individual and consensual sex workers in a significant order that recognizes sex work as a "profession" whose professionals are obligated to self-respect and equal treatment under the law. It suffices to say that, regardless of status, every adult in this country has an entitlement to a dignified life under Article 21 of the Constitution," the court concluded. Sex employees are eligible to equal constitutional immunity. Criminal justice system must certainly apply in all instances, regardless of "age" or "consent." When it becomes clear that sex worker is an adult participating with consent, the police must abstain from trying to intervene or taking any criminal action," a three-judge Bench led by Justice L. Nageswara Rao aimed in an order issued after invoking special powers under Article 142 of the Constitution. The court decided that a child of a sex worker must not be detached of his or her mother solely even though she appears to work in the sex trade. "Basic sentient politeness and dignity safeguarding stretches to sex workers and their children," the court concluded. Also said that if a child under minor age is found living with a sex worker, it should not directly be concluded she/he is trafficked before any inquiry.
SUPREME COURT ASKS J&K TO CLEAR WAGE ARREARS OF SWEEPERS IN 2 MONTHS.
The Supreme Court recently guided the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to settle the wage late payments of sweepers who have also been working at a monthly income of Rs. 100/- per 30 days (Rs. 3 each day) until March, 2015 within 8 weeks. The bench of Justices BR Gavai and AS Bopanna as well aimed that the sweepers be compensated on a monthly basis starting in May 2022 and trying to continue indefinite period. The Supreme Court gave the directions whereas having heard an SLP demanding the Jammu and Kashmir High Court's order dated May 15, 2019, under which it declined to hear the LPA, quoting an abusive behavior of a judicial process.
SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS THE DECISION OF FEEDING STARY DOGS BY RESIDENDTS IN COLONIES:
The Courts Have upheld a previous Decision Of the high court that allowed residents to feed stray dogs. The Supreme Court upheld a previous Delhi High Court decision letting residents to feed stray animals in their neighborhoods. The Supreme Court overturned its stay order on a 2021 Delhi High Court decision that stated stray dogs have the right to food, with citizens also having a right to nourish them. On March 4, the court issued a reprieve quoting the prospect of a rise in the stray dog menace.