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Event Date

17 Dec 2021

Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace

DATE: 17th December 2021

TIME: 2.00 pm

VENUE: RRDCH Auditorium

REPORT:
The objective of the programme was to create legal awareness about sexual harassment of women at the workplace. Around 80 participants attended the programme. The Guest Speaker for the programme was Mrs. T. S. Anupama, BAL, LLB, LLM. She spoke about what can constitute sexual harassment and how the POSH Act came into existence. The speaker also discussed as to who the members of the complaint committee must be and the procedure that women must follow to lodge a complaint. She highlighted the mechanism and the timeline that should be followed for grievance redressal. Landmark cases pertaining to harassment of women too were discussed along with the outcomes. The speaker concluded by noting how women should conduct themselves to avoid such unpleasant situations while also stating that they should not hesitate to raise their voice to protect their fundamental rights. The programme was successful in raising awareness about the pertinent issue of harassment.