Workshop on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace @ ACPCE

A  Full day workshop on Sexual Harassment at the Workplace was successfully conducted in the college premises on February 21, 2018. The Workshop was organized by  ACPCE Women’s Grievance Cell in association with Maharashtra Rajya Mahila Aayog and Purandar Sneha Samajik Kalyan Sanstha (NGO). It was inaugurated by Mr. Balaram Patil, MLC, Teacher Constituency. More than 65 delegates from all over Maharashtra had attended the workshop and were enlightened on a range of related topics.

Mr. Pravin Thote, social worker, was the opening speaker who made the delegates understand how Gender operates as a system, Gender based violence and how Sexual Harassment is one form of gender harassment. Mrs. Laxmi S. Subash, a lawyer by profession, apprised the crowd with the definition of and forms of Sexual harassment. Mr. Harish Sadani, Co-founder and Chief Functionary of MAVA (Men against Violence and Abuse)  educated the gathering on the Salient features of  the New Act on Sexual Harassment at workplace and the Role of Internal committee in creating a Safe environment during investigation of complaint as well as the Role of Employer, Employees in addressing Sexual Harassment in Workplace.



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