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Training program for Lawyers on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013
Pallavi Pareek 13 Mar 2018

Training program for Lawyers on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013

On December 09, 2013, India enacted the bill on women safety at workplaces as the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“Act”) to address the issue of women safety outside their homes especially when they are interacting in workplaces.

 

This Act recognizes the lack of structured and confidential medium for accessing any justice for sexual harassment experience, or inability of a woman to not to report such incidents to authorities. Keeping this in context, the Act has introduced several new roles at State, District and Organization level to provide an accessible, confidential, timeline and process driven access to seek redressal in instances of sexual harassment experienced by women at workplaces.

 

One of the roles that has become extremely crucial and relevant for lawyers and legal professionals is the role of External Member on Internal Complaints Committees of organizations. Workplaces are currently actively seeking a professional advisory for not only completing the guideline requirement under this Act but also a professional to guide the Internal Committee on proper investigation and redressal procedures.

 

Finding an appropriately qualified individual to fulfil the role of the external member in the Internal Complaints Committee is one particular task that poses quite a few difficulties for organisations as they struggle to find someone with appropriate legal knowledge of the Act, understanding of organizational complexities and practical insights of this role.

 

So, what does it take to become an advisor to the Internal Complaints Committee?

As a lawyer, do you have the experience to extend your practice to organizations as an External Member?

What all do you need to acquire as part of the knowledge and skills to become an “expert” External Member?

What are organizations looking for when they seek an External Member to on-board on their Internal Complaints Committee?

 

We, at Ungender, have been working with workplaces and government for years now and are offering our latest offering in the form of an Online Training Program for existing and interested professional who wish to work as External Members.

 

Key elements of the program:

 

1.    Learn online, from anywhere, any time;

2.    Learn the knowledge and skills required for this role;

3.    Practical insights from industry;

4.    Case studies based learning; and

5.    Assessment and Certification at the end of the program

 

            Duration: 3 months

            Cost: INR 9,999

 

You may read the full program brochure here and the FAQ document here.

 

If you wish to proceed to the payment, you can proceed to the payment page or for questions call us on +91 90155 47392.

 

With this program and its completion, we also invite you to become part of Ungender’s External Member Affiliate Network and receive client assignment.

 

For questions pertaining to this program and understand the working dynamics of this field, feel free to get in touch with us on +91 9015547392. You are also invited to register your interest at our program detail page here.

 

With over 10 lakhs registered companies in India, India Inc. needs more trained and qualified professionals in the field of gender laws compliance through Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013.

 

Come and be part of this.


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