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Workshop on Anti Sexual Harassment Redressal Mechanism

St. PAULS COLLEGE conducted a workshop on Anti-Sexual Harassment by esteemed
speaker Prof. Nirmala R Harish from CMR University School of Legal Studies. The session
was conducted on 23 rd January at 9.00 am in the Mini auditorium. The workshop aimed to
enlighten students on crucial aspects of preventing and addressing sexual harassment in
educational and work environments.
The Speaker began by providing a comprehensive overview of the legal framework in India
concerning sexual harassment. She emphasized the significance of familiarizing oneself with
laws such as the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and
Redressal).
The workshop introduced nuanced definitions of sexual harassment so that students can
recognize and report inappropriate behavior. Prof. Nirmala explained the different forms of
bullying and shared real-life examples to highlight the importance of awareness. A significant
portion of the workshop was dedicated to understanding the redressal mechanism. She
outlined the step-by-step process of reporting and resolving a complaint, underscoring the
role of Internal Complaints Committees (ICC) and the importance of maintaining
confidentiality

Date

30 Jan 2024
Expired!

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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