Work From Home a “workplace”? POSH act talks

The COVID 19 pandemic has changed the way of work across the globe. Many of us in India are still grappling with the new arrangement of Work from Home. Most managements begin to see its benefits of saving time and cost to the organization. So, is it here to last?  We never know, it might Read more about Work From Home a “workplace”? POSH act talks[…]

Mediation as an informal redressal process for Sexual Harassment

Today millions of Indian women are joining the workforce and contributing significantly to our economy. It is therefore important that organizations across private & public sectors create an environment where women employees feel safe and comfortable. Workplace harassment is increasingly understood as a violation of women’s rights and a form of violence against women. To Read more about Mediation as an informal redressal process for Sexual Harassment[…]

Characteristics and Types of Sexual Harassment

There is a wide divergence of perceptions in our society as to what words or actions constitute sexual harassment. Due to the complexity of human behavior, it is difficult to pinpoint what exact behavior will be perceived as sexual harassment by an individual. It becomes very difficult to draw a clear line between acceptable and Read more about Characteristics and Types of Sexual Harassment[…]

Sexual harassment at workplace – A case discussion

Few months ago, we got anxious calls from the presiding officer of a POSH committee on a complaint on sexual harassment at workplace from one of their woman employees. It was about her male colleague entering her personal space repeatedly without her consent. We heard the matter out and asked a few questions to the Read more about Sexual harassment at workplace – A case discussion[…]

An overview of Sexual Harassment at Workplace

  Harvey Weinstein incident was one of the most high profile cases of Sexual harassment in recent times. #MeToo campaign was an eye opener in terms of the degree of sexual harassment at workplace. Women from all over the world came out and described their horrific tales of sexual exploitation. I came across this data Read more about An overview of Sexual Harassment at Workplace[…]