PoSH Act 2013

A Decade of Progress: Navigating the Impact of the PoSH Act 2013

Introduction: As we commemorate the 11th year of the PoSH Act 2013, it’s crucial to reflect on its progress. Over the years, the Act has contributed significantly to creating safer workplaces by addressing and preventing sexual harassment. Through increased awareness, implementation, and enforcement, we continue to strive towards fostering inclusive and respectful work environments for […]

What is Hostile Work Environment?

In general, workplace sexual harassment refers to two types of inappropriate behaviour:
1. Quid Pro Quo (literally means, “this for that”)
2. Hostile Work Environment

Internal Committee (IC)

The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) Act provides a legal framework for addressing workplace sexual harassment.
The act establishes that each workplace must have an Internal Complaints Committee (ICC). ICC is now called as IC. This committee must have 50% representation of women.

Internal Committee (IC)

Is POSH training mandatory in India? Why?

Study says, over 50% women face sexual harassment in the workplace. More than half of them are young professionals between the age of 21 to 25! Sexual harassment at the workplace is a major concern around the globe, including India!

SHe-Box for all women in India

The Government of India enacted the PoSH Act, 2013, with the goal of creating a safe workplace for women. Full form of PoSH is Prevention of Women from Sexual Harassment at Workplace. The act encompasses all aspects of the subject at hand, such as Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal. It gives women the mechanism to report […]

Role of HR in PoSH

Role of HR in preventing sexual harassment at workplace

Sexual harassment is a serious issue that can have a significant impact on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being, as well as on their work performance. It is important for organizations to have a clear policy in place to address and prevent sexual harassment, and for HR to play a key role in implementing and […]

Workplace sexual harassment and the culture of silence

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? […]