Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013
Objective: To ensure a safe and secure workplace environment irrespective of her age or employment/work status as a right of every woman.
Regular, temporary, ad hoc or daily wager, voluntary worker, contract worker, probationer, trainee, intern, domestic worker, student, women visiting workplace. Basically, ALL women working and visiting workplace.
Where does it apply?
Both organised, unorganised sector, Government organisations, corporations, companies, farms, hospitals, educational Institutions, house, sports facilities, NGOs, cooperative societies, service providers etc.
What is sexual harassment?
A behaviour that is UNWELCOME, SEXUAL in nature. A SUBJECTIVE experience where IMPACT matters not intent, like:
Redressal in case of sexual harassment
Who can complain?
Not necessarily the aggrieved person, but also, herfriend, co-worker or any person with the knowledge of incident (with written consent of complainant) can make a complaint.
Whom to complain and what complaint should contain?