Sexual Harassment Law in India

Indian law protecting woman from sexual harassment at workplace
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  • Lectures 23
  • Contents Video: 39 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is a law in India. And as is obvious from its name, the law seeks to protect women from sexual harassment at work place.

Through this law, it is hoped that there will be enhanced sense of security at the workplace for women which in turn could encourage women's participation in work, resulting in their economic empowerment and inclusive growth.

It is essential for all employers and employees to be aware of the provisions of this law.

This MOOC will provide particpants with a basic understanding of the law and to understand what constitutes sexual harassment at work place and how the law would deal with such complaints.

What are the requirements?

  • Fluency in English. No prerequisite knowledge of the law is required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course participants will have a basic understanding of the law on Sexual Harassment in India and know what actions could constitute sexual harassment at workplace

What is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for employees working in any organization in India. Also Employers can use this course as a means to create awareness among their employees about this law

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Curriculum

Section 1: Section 1: Introduction
Lets Get Started
Preview
00:51
Welcome
Preview
01:10
Introduction to Sexual Harassment
Preview
03:02
Quiz 1
3 questions
Section 2: Section 2 : Origins and Purpose of th Sexual Harassment Act
Enactment of the Sexual Harassment Act
Preview
01:42
Purpose of the Enactment
Preview
01:30
Background to this Law
Preview
02:17
Quiz 2
5 questions
Section 3: Section 3: Sexual Harassment Defined
The Vishaka Guidelines. What is it?
00:51
Definition of Sexual Harassment
01:36
Actions that could be considered as Sexual Harassment
01:52
Quiz on Section 3
5 questions
Section 4: Section 4: More Definitions from the Act
Definition of 'Employee'
00:54
Definition of 'Workplace'
01:01
Duties of Employer
01:31
Penalty on Employer for Non-compliance
00:56
Quiz on Section 4
5 questions
Section 5: Section 5: Complaints Redressal
Constituting the Internal Complaints Committee
01:43
Complaints Redressal Process
02:54
Option for Conciliation
00:20
Compensation to Victim
01:54
Action in case false complaint
00:29
Confidentiality of Complaint
01:48
Amendment to Indian Penal Code
01:14
Quiz on Section 5
10 questions
Section 6: Section 6
Analysis of the Sexual Harassment Act
04:15
Looking into the future
03:24
Section 7: Section 7: Conclusion
Summary of the Course
01:21

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Instructor Biography

A graduate of IIM Calcutta, with 22+ years of work experience marked by solid performance and proven results. An HR generalist expert with intensive experience of M&As, Change Management, India employment / labour Law and International Employment and Compensation (Expat Management).

Also holds a Diploma in Labour Law & Administration and has very strong knowledge and experience of India related employment law & regulations.

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