The Law

The Law provides that every Employer having 10 or more  employees must constitute an Internal Committee within the Organization to handle complaints of sexual harassment. The Law is applicable to all kinds of Organizations – Private and Public Sector companies, Government Bodies, Ministries, NGOs, Schools & Colleges etc.

There are penalties if the Law is not complied with, including cancellation of license to do business. However, employers should look at complying with this Law not because of these penalties but because sexual harassment free work environment would lead to better growth of business.