Saturday, March 11, 2017

Tharuni, TDH & T.S.W.C; Consultation on Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place-11-3-2017

Tharuni, Terres des Hommes  in collaboration with  Telangana State Women Commission, organised a Consultation on the Sexual Harassment at Work Place against Women(Prevention,Prohibition & Redressal)-Act of 2013 and Guidelines issued by Government on 28-12-2016, at ASCI, Hyderabad Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder Tharuni and Dr. Thripurana Venkatratnam, Chair Person, TSSWC,presented the implementation of the Act and its Challenges in detail.Dr. Mamatha explained the Act in detail. Dr. Thripurana Venkatrathnam reiterated the importance of local Complaints Committee to be established in each District, under the supervision of District Collector.She also stated that Internal Complaints Committees must be formulated in Schools and colleges, under the Act.
The participants in the Meeting  include NGOs, ICC Members of different Companies, Advocates and Government Officials. They have had interaction to  suggest and recommend against  the lacunae in the Act . Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer had noted their suggestions and assured to send a Report to the Government, very soon.

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