Recognising and classifying 'wrong' or 'bad' workplace behaviour may be difficult as this understanding depends on multiple factors, from workplace culture to the cultural settings to which the co-workers belong. However, an acute lack of awareness among women and masses on sexual harassment persists. Women often fall prey to harassment leaving a despairing effect on their mental, emotional and physical health, and work performance. Several incidents go unreported by victims as they are unaware of their rights, redressal mechanisms and committees that help resolve issues.
This course familiarises employees, employers and lawyers with the concept of workplace sexual harassment and the pertinent laws. It will help employees of an organisation identify questionable behavior and know the procedure to lodge complaints. The course will also help the employers in effectively managing such grievances and taking preventive measures for maintaining a healthy workplace environment. Young lawyers can take the course to know the law, redressal mechanisms and legal consequences with regard to sexual harassment.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
Language : English
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course certificate.
Video Lectures by Advocate Avani Bansal, Supreme Court of India