Act of Women’s cell WOMEN AT WORK: PROTEST NOT FEAR
To Work without Harassment is your Fundamental Right
On 13th August 1997, the Supreme Court of India held that sexual harassment of women is a violation of the fundamental right of women to work in a safe environment. The Supreme court guidelines define sexual harassment to include
If you are being harassed, this is what you can do
What action can be taken against the offender?
After it has been proven that the offender has indulged in sexual harassment in the work place, an appropriate punitive action would be taken against him irrespective of his status in the Institute (staff, faculty, student). Where such conduct amounts to a specific offence under the Indian Penal Code or under any other law, a complaint will be made to the appropriate action in accordance with the law can be taken.
The Role of the Women's Cell
To take proactive measures towards sensitization, we have one committee for Women’s cell.