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Many SMBs and smaller organisations think that they don’t really need a formal process to deal with sexual harassment at work. BUT. It only takes one incident to damage your reputation among employees as well as the industry.
Don’t be caught on the wrong foot when a case occurs in your organisation. Have your processes in place and deal with the situation fairly and effectively.
The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is a great piece of legislation with great intention but like all other laws, this law also suffers from several practical challenges.
Learn how to set up an Internal Complaints Committee in your organisation, and how to make it truly work the way it should. (All orgs with over 10 employees are mandated to set up an Internal Complaints Committee).
This workshop is conducted by trained and certified professionals from POSH at Work, an organization that believes that sexual harassment at workplace does not only cause mental and/or physical damage to the person harassed but also seriously curtails opportunities at work by creating a discriminatory work environment. POSH at Work is the only organisation which is empanelled by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
Mumbai: 6th May, 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 10 AM to 5 PM
Odyssey Hall, Mayfair Banquets, Dr Annie Besant Rd, Worli, Mumbai
Ticket Price: Rs.10,000
Enter your details below to learn more about the workshop, and a team member will call you with details. You can also call 90045 21614
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Shivangi Prasad, (Advocate – High Court, Legal Consultant, External Member): Shivangi Prasad holds a B.L.S.LL.B. Degree from the prestigious Government Law College, Mumbai. She specialises in corporate laws and laws related to women and child rights, including the law on sexual harassment of women at workplace. She provides her expert legal advice on these laws and supports several organisations as an external member of their Internal Committee (IC). In 2015, she co-authored a book titled ‘Handbook on the law of Sexual Harassment,’ which was published and marketed by Thomson Reuters.
Sana Hakim (Advocate – High Court, Litigation Expert, External Member): Sana Hakim holds an LL.B. Degree from the prestigious Government Law College, Mumbai and a Masters of Law Degree from the Mumbai University. She specialises in family and criminal laws especially laws related to crime against women such as sexual harassment, domestic violence etc. She has several years of experience in practising in the Bombay High Court, Sessions Court, Family Court and various Magistrate Courts around Mumbai and Thane. She has conducted several talks & lectures on sexual harassment, played an active role in conducting inquiry in various cases and facilitated filing of criminal complaints, F.I.R (if required) and briefing and counselling on legal consequences of filing false complaints and prevention thereof. She is also visiting faculty in a Government aided Law College since 4 years.
Samriti Makkar Midha (Clinical Psychologist, Corporate Trainer, External Member): Samriti Makkar Midha is a trained & practising Psychologist (Clinical) with extensive experience of working with a diverse adult population on a breadth of personal and professional issues. Her work covers areas of self-development, emotional regulation, workplace issues, inter-personal relationships, emotional abuse in significant relationships, domestic violence, mental health and coping with critical situations. She has over 3000 hours of counselling experience & has conducted over 400 seminars. Samriti serves as external member of IC of several companies. She conducts organisation wide training sessions to educate employees, managers & IC about their roles and responsibilities in prevention and redressal of sexual harassment at workplace.
POSH at Work is an organization that believes that sexual harassment at workplace does not only cause mental and/or physical damage to the person harassed but also seriously curtails opportunities at work by creating a discriminatory work environment.
We believe that, in order to ensure equal participation and equal opportunity at work, it is extremely important to do away with discriminatory behaviour and re-instil the faith of employees/workers in the organization. We believe that this can be done only with effective and efficient compliance with the law against sexual harassment i.e. the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and other related laws.
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