Making work a safe place: Preventing Sexual Harassment Workshop

A Complimentary session to get YOUR questions answered on Implementing the Policy in your organization

Sexual Harassment is a serious criminal offence. The law mandates that every employer must implement the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. This along with the VISHAKA Guidelines, 1997, makes it mandatory for all government and private sector organisations, educational institutions, as well as the unorganised sector to institute specific conduct rules and preventive measures to eliminate sexual harassment at the workplace. As per the law, there must be a third party organisation/person in the internal anti-sexual harassment committee in the workplace.

Here is a unique opportunity for you to attend a complimentary session as part of TalkItOver’s advocacy drive.

For whom: If you are a Manager, HR professional, Sexual Harassment Committee member, Principal of a Educational Institution, Administrator or any organisation representative, you will be empowered with a through understanding of the Law and the things you need to implement at your workplace.

Topics covered:

  • Sexual Harassment: A reality/Historic Perspective
  • Case study on Vishaka/Sexual Harassment Act, 2013 and Vishaka Guidelines
  • Behaviours that constitute harassment
  • What can employers do to prevent sexual harassment at the workplace?
  • How to set up the internal anti-sexual harassment committee
  • The role of the third party organisation in the committee
  • Creating a culture of respect: Preventing Sexual Harassment Before it Happens
  • If you are a Manager: what you need to know
  • Communication and Policy impact
  • Sacred Environments: Schools, Colleges and Universities
  • Q&A

Venue: Aashirwad, St. Marks Road, Bangalore

When: Aug 19th, 9:30 am to 1 pm

Fees: Complimentary


Lavanya Devdas – (MS in Counselling & Psychotherapy, PGD in Child Rights & Law, Masters in Literature) is a professional counsellor, trainer and consultant having worked for over a decade in the corporate sector and being credited for founding CSR initiatives, being part of committees that promote an anti sexual harassment work environment in India. She has been part of the enquiry committee, listening, recording and supporting victims, being part of the panel of inquiry. She consults and guides companies in implementing a violence free workplace policy that imbibes values of diversity, and an equanimous work culture.

Monisha Srichand – (M.Sc Counselling Psychology) – is a counselling psychologist and the Founder – Director of TalkItOver Counselling Services. She has a strong HR background and has worked with Navgati as a facilitator. She has trained and coached over 4000 organisation leaders in the last 4 years on leadership development, people management and diversity & inclusion.

Call 98869 67344 or write to to register. Last date for registration is Aug 15th, 2014