Sexual Harassment is any unwelcome sexually determined behaviour, direct or by implications (Definition by Hon. Supreme Court) as:
- Physical contact and advances;
- A demand or request for sexual favors
- Sexually colored remarks
- Showing pornography;
- Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature
- The sexual harassment need not involve physical contact. The first principle of sexual harassment is that it is against the consent of the person concerned. Any contact that creates a hostile work environment counts as sexual harassment.
With the enactment of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace [Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act 2013, (Sexual Harassment Act)] in April 2013, consistent with the Vishakha judgment. The Act aspires to ensure women’s right to workplace equality, free from sexual harassment through compliance with the above mentioned three elements.
This policy aims at:-
- Prohibition of any unwelcome behaviour that constitutes workplace sexual harassment;
- Preventionof workplace sexual harassment through orientation, awareness and sensitization sessions; and
- Provision of a detailed framework for redressal mechanism
- Members of ICC meet quarterly
- Redressal of complaints of sexual harassment at DMIMS(DU)
- Distributing the guidelines for the creation of healthy environment in all the colleges affiliated to the DMIMS(DU) University.
- To make the campus safe, free of sexual harassment with zero tolerance.
- To take stock of all complaints of sexual harassment at work place at DMIMS(DU).
- Awareness programmes for teaching/non-teaching staff/students on gender bias, sexual harassment, women empowerment
- Generation of report and submit to university officials
- Where to Complaint: The victim can make complaint to any higher officials which ultimately shall be redressed by the ICC, DMIMS (DU). Such complaint mechanism ensures time bound treatment of complaints.
- What should it contain: Firstly, it should be in the written format. In the complaint it should be made clear that how she was sexually harassed or how her harassment could be determined according to the parameters fixed by the Supreme Court
- Refressal: On receiving such complaints appropriate action shall be taken by the ICC to resolve the issue according to the service rules of the University
|Dr. Mrs Alka Rawekar||Professor, Dept of Physiology JNMC||Chairperson|
|Dr Mrs Vidya Baliga||Reader, Dept of Periodontics, SPDC||Member|
|Mrs Sadhna Saraf||NGO Representative||Member|
|Mrs. S. Parihar||Admin. Officer, Allied Health Sciences||Member|
|Dr. Irshad Quereshi||Professor, RNPC||Member|
|Dr. Pradnya Dandekar||Professor, Sharirakriya, MGAC||Member|
|Mrs Jaya Gawai||Lecturer, MNN Department, SRMMCON||Member|
|Dr. Zahir Quazi||Professor, Dept of Community Medicine,JNMC||Member|
|Dr. Shilpa B.S.||Lecturer,Department of Periodontics,SPDC||Secretary|
|Dr. Alka Rawekar|
|Professor, Dept of Physiology JNMC|
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