C Prabhu is a lawyer based in Chennai, who graduated from Delhi University with a B.A. Geography (Hons.) and an LL.B. He is working in Tamil Nadu, fighting against the unequal treatment of citizens by public authorities, using the rule of law.


He is interested in Public-Interest Litigation, Environmental Law, Consumer Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Entrepreneurship Administration.


Status of implementation of POSH Act in Chennai’s Collectorate and its subordinate offices

February 24, 2020

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH Act) which is considered to be of the better piece of legislation protecting women’s rights and dignity, seems to be so only on paper in the Chennai, especially in the Collectorate and its subordinate offices. The executive authorities appear uninterested in implementing this progressive law and awareness about this law is lacking among employers, employees, and workplaces including companies, shops, households, and government organizations alike. This scenario does not only hold for rural areas but also to the metropolitan city like Chennai.

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Tackling Caste Discrimination Through the Law-Madurai Talks Among CSOs

January 28, 2020

On 10th January, 2020, CLPR organised “Tackling Caste Discrimination Through the Law”, a training workshop for civil society organisations and activists working on issues of caste discrimination in various parts of Tamil Nadu.

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Implementation of Legislation Addressing Gender Injustice in Tamil Nadu, Pt 3: POSH

March 19, 2019

We analyse the implementation of the POSH Act in Tamil Nadu. The Act aims to prevent the sexual harassment of women in the workplace. The Social Welfare Department of Tamil Nadu reports that only 1317 of the several lakh workplaces have established mandatory Internal Complaints Committees.

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