As an employer, it is your duty to create a safe and respectful work environment for all employees. This includes taking steps to prevent and address sexual harassment, as outlined in the Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (PoSH Act).
Since COVID-19, I have a lot of people asking me to speak about sexual harassment while working from home, and my question is, why only now? I recently shared an article I had written a couple of days back with a friend on the same subject and her statement was “the topic itself is surprising, […]
While sexual harassment in the workplace has always been an issue, recently, the floodgates have opened as more women—and some men—are emboldened to tell their stories. In some instances, these alleged events occurred years and even decades ago, and were repeated over a period of time. Why didn’t the victims or witnesses speak up earlier? […]