Dealing with Sexual Harassment @ Work – Legal Framework
According to a 2016 report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in the US, as many as 85 percent of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work.
In India, The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act 2013 was passed with the primary motive to ensure safe working environment for women. Yet, estimates are reported as almost 60% of women facing some form of sexual harassment at work.
This program is designed for employees across levels and genders and is focused on prevention of sexual harassment experiences.
The training helps employees recognize actions and acts tantamounting to sexual harassment through real life situations and examples.
Importantly, the program includes the design of the client’s infrastructure to address PoSH 2013 imperatives thru its ICC (Internal Complaints Committee) and messaging’ the Dos and Don’ts as practiced within the organization.
For HR and Functional Managers and Team Leader, members from Staff interfacing teams e.g. Employee payables, Administration and Transportation etc. are also encouraged to participate.