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Program_on_Prevention_of_Sexual_Harassment_at_Workplace

About the program

Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (The Act) requires the employer to organise workshops and awareness generation programs at regular intervals for sanitizing the employees with the provisions of the Act.

The Act makes it mandatory for every employer having 10 or more employees to constitute an Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) to deal with cases of sexual harassment. The ICC is to be constituted with one Chairperson (woman employee at a senior level), two members from among employees and an external member; at least 50% of the committee members should be women.

Under the corporate governance framework prescribed by SEBI for listed companies, every listed company will have to publish Business Responsibility Reporting (BRR).Section E of Principle 3 deals with Prevention of Sexual Harassment.

All the listed companies would have appointed an ICC. However, all the members of ICC may not have an in-depth understanding of their role, responsibility and process to be followed should there be any complaint filed before them.

Further, it is also obligatory on the part of every employer to create awareness of provisions of PSH Act through appropriate training process. ICC should therefore be aware of how to conduct the awareness programs.

NISM jointly with National Commission for Women, New Delhi proposed to conduct workshops for members of ICC of listed companies and large intermediaries with the objective of creating thorough understanding of role, responsibilities and process of ICC.

Topics to be covered:

  • Gender Equality – meaning, importance
  • Gender Equality – world view
  • Legal position with respect to gender equality
  • What is sexual harassment? Impact of harassment on women
  • Types and causes of harassment.
  • Measures to prevent sexual harassment - international views (if possible)
  • Measures to prevent sexual harassment - national level.
  • Role and responsibilities of ICC members.
  • How to conduct inquiry when a complaint is received?
  • Role of Police or state machinery in these complaints.

 

Target participants

ICC members of listed companies and intermediaries are eligible to attend this program.

 

Faculty & Teaching methodology

National Commission for Women will provide experience faculty to conduct this program. Also, speakers from large institutions that have handled such complaints will also be invited.It will be a workshop approach. Every session will have a conceptual presentation followed by group activity to bring forth the practices followed by institutions that the participants represent. Groups will make a presentation from which best practices may emerge.

 

Duration, Date & Fees:

The date of the program is 26th & 27th August 2019.

 

Fees for the 2-day program shall be Rs. 8000/- plus applicable taxes. It includes boarding and lodging, food & snacks.

 

For Offline: Demand Draft/Cheque in favour of ‘National Institute of Securities Markets’ and courier the payment instrument to NISM Navi Mumbai Campus.

Transportation shall be provided on 25th August 19 at 5:00 PM from NISM Bhavan, Vashi, Navi Mumbai to Patalganga Campus and after the end of the program on 27th August 19, transportation shall be provided at 5.00 PM from Patalganga to Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

 

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About NISM

National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) is a public trust established by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the regulator for securities markets in India, to improve the quality of the securities markets through sustained capacity building and knowledge dissemination.

NISM is a leading provider of high end professional education, certifications, training and research in financial markets. NISM Certifications have established knowledge benchmarks for various market functions. NISM develops and conducts certification examinations and Continuing Professional Education (CPE) programs to enhance the quality and standards of professionals employed in various segments of the financial services sector. NISM also works closely with all financial sector regulators in the area of financial education.

About NCW

The National Commission for Women is a statutory body constituted on 31st January, 1992 under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 to protect and promote the interests and safeguard the rights of women.

The Commission has worked relentlessly to achieve its mandate and carried forward the activities of preceding years with vigour and dedication towards empowering women by taking up gender issues, suggesting amendments in laws relating to women and taking suo-motu cognizance in the cases of heinous crimes against women. It has also conducted several legal awareness programs to impart practical knowledge to women about their basic legal rights and remedies provided under various laws.

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For Offline: Demand Draft/Cheque in favour of ‘National Institute of Securities Markets’ and courier the payment instrument to NISM Navi Mumbai Campus.

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