Did you know? If an employer fails to constitute an Internal Committee or breaches provisions of the PoSH Act or any rules made thereunder, they shall be punishable with a fine of fifty thousand rupees (INR 50,000).

Unfortunately, a recent Survey by Deloitte states that 40% of the respondents are yet to train their IC members regarding PoSH, although the PoSH law specifically mandates this.

“Equality of status and opportunity” must be secured for all and equality of every person is guaranteed by the Constitution. This programme will help you to understand all aspects of Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) at workplaces based on the handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace, (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 Government of India, Ministry of Women and Child Development, November 2015.

The digitisation of workplaces has not only changed the way we work but has also changed the nature of what we know as workplace harassment. With Virtual Sexual Harassment on the rise, it is high time for businesses to revisit their PoSH Policies and assess its workability in Work From Home Scenarios.

The focus of our programme is to create awareness on sexual harassment, provide you with a concrete understanding of the latest PoSH updates and enlighten the learners about the redressal procedures, even in WFH Scenarios.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  • Understand sexual harrassment
  • Know the history of how PoSH was formulated
  • Know about prevention, prohibition and redressal mechanism in PoSH
  • Understand how to create an Internal Committee in your organisation
  • Understand the role of Internal Committee in the redressal mechanism
  • Understand how to work towards safe and secure workplaces
  • Learn PoSH Policies for Work-from-Home Setups
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Who Should Enrol

  • HR Professionals
  • L&D Professionals / Members from the Leadership Team
  • In-House Counsels / Legal Team Members
  • Internal Committee Members
  • NGO Representatives
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Instructors

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Kamal Agarwal

Ms Kamal is an MBA in Human Resources and an ISTD-certified Corporate Trainer. She holds over 15 years of experience providing up-to-date and effective skills improvement, leadership and values-based..
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Dr Teena Singh

Dr Teena discharges the responsibilities of Registrar at NDIM. She has over 19 years of experience in the field of HR, Academics and Strategic Management Consultancy both for the Corporate and Academia.
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Some Topics to be Covered

POSH and its formulation

Importance of POSH Training

Behaviors that can be considered harassment

Statutory Regulations & Legal Background of Sexual Harassment

Related Judicial Pronouncements

Provisions of the Act

ICC and its Duties and Roles

Elements of handling and prevention of unacceptable behaviour

How to handle sexual harassment issues and complaints

Employer’s Duties to curb harassment

Probable Complications and Mandatory Compliances

Relevant Case Studies

Third Party Harassment

Identifying Virtual Harassment in a Work-from-Home Setup

Preventing & Responding to Virtual Harassment with PoSH

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

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