Young Skal Club Goa organised a Session on Sexual Harassment At The Workplace held at IHM, Porvorim today from 4 pm – 5.30 pm The session saw participation 0f 18 Young Skal Members + 27 students + 4 staff members + 4 Skalleagues + 2 Others.
Topic covered – The sexual harassment at the workplace ( prevention, prohibition, and redressal ) Act of 2013 was discussed, covering the 3 important aspects – prevention, prohibition, and redressal mechanism. The participants were further briefed about what comprises Sexual Harassment at workplace, what is a workplace and the rationale for the
Act to come in force. Roles and responsibility and working of the Internal Complaints Committee was highlighted. More light was thrown at the Procedures laid down and the timeline from receipt of a complaint till resolving the same. This Act provides the required support to women at her workplace protecting her by covering the equality of status and opportunity, live life free from discrimination and protection of life and personal liberty.
The session ended with a Q&A session where students and other participants cleared their doubts. The session was conducted by Ms. Prachi Khandeparkar a Psychologist associated with an NGO – Sangath & so also associated with various Corporates and Entities as regards the subject. Director Young Skal Sk. Carl Costa, IPP Sk. Menino Goes Proenca, PP Sk. Charles Bonifacio & SIAA Secretary Sk. Shekhar Divadkar was also present for this session to give support to Young Skal Club Goa.