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Public Lecture Meeting on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

PUBLIC LECTURE MEETING ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL) ACT, 2013

CORPORATE CONNECT COMMITTEE

Chairman :

CA Anish Thacker 

Vice Chairman : CA Apurva Shah 
Convenors : CA Vitang Shah, CA Premal Gandhi  
Advisor : CA Sujal Shah 

About the Lecture

As an aftermath to 16 years of the Vishaka Guidelines formulated by the Supreme Court for ensuring protection of women from sexual harassment at workplace and the tragic Nirbhaya incident that took place in Delhi, the aw of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was finally enacted.

This law mandates that each and every organisation having more than 10 employees must perform various compliance tasks – including framing of an Anti SH policy, constitute an Internal Committee, have training and awareness sessions on the law, and also filing an annual report. Non compliance of this law can amount to heavy penalty and even cancellation of the licence to do business.

This lecture meeting would be an interactive discussion on the technical, psychological as well as legal aspects of the law of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (2013) and its effects on various stakeholders including the organisation, employees and employer. This meeting is relevant for every such stakeholder who is committed to compliance.

Day, Date

:

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Time : 5.30 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. – Fellowship over Tea
6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. – Meeting
Venue : Walchand Hirachand Hall, 4th Floor, Indian Merchants’ Chamber, Churchgate, Mumbai-400 020
Speaker : Ms. Samriti Makkar Midha, Clinical Psychologist
Ms. Shivangi Prasad, Advocate
Ms. Sana Hakim, Advocate
Program Structure : Understanding legal terms such as Sexual Harassment, Employee, Workplace etc., and what may lead to
sexual harassment
• Emphasising on the purpose of Act and corresponding policy
• Sensitising on Individual differences
• Introducing IC and procedure for filing and redressal of a complaint
• Discussing barriers in reporting cases of sexual harassment
• Explaining Consequences of Malicious Complaints
• Understanding Rights and Duties
• Other related laws (Criminal laws such as stalking, voyeurism etc.)
• Preventive Measures
• Q&A
Also includes learning from:
• Activities
• Survey questionnaire to understand past experiences, general understanding of the subject etc.
• Case Scenarios
• Learnings from real life examples

 

Event Properties

Event date: 16-Jan-2018 5:30 pm
Event End Date: 16-Jan-2018 8:00 pm
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