The Vital Role of Human Resources (HR) in Creating a Safe and Inclusive Workplace

Human resources (HR) is a vital component of any organization. In addition to recruiting and retaining employees, HR also plays a crucial role in creating a safe and inclusive workplace for all employees. A safe and inclusive workplace is essential for an organization’s success, and HR is responsible for ensuring that all employees are treated […]

Navigating the Redressal Process for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Justice must always be served Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” When you take action against injustice, you don’t just speak up for yourself […]

Know your rights under the POSH ACT

Right Activists say,“Punishment may deter perpetrators from striking out against women”. And therefore, a woman should always stand up against Sexual Harassment at workplaces. If a victim of sexual harassment at work, not knowing her rights, quietly observes sexual harassment and refuses to take action against it, it will only encourage the same behaviour by […]

Combatting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: POSH in Action

“…A society that fails to harness the energy and creativity of its women is at a huge disadvantage in the modern world.” –  Tian Wei. Every woman in every organization must have her rights to be protected including a safe working environment. The POSH Act, India, asks all employers to comply to a set of measures […]

POSH Act – an attempt to ensure safety and justice for all Women employees.

“Disrespect towards women is anything that makes a woman feel uncomfortable, unsafe, put down, or treated unfairly because she’s a woman. It’s pervasive. It’s targeted. And it often involves sexist and sexually harassing behaviours, including making sexist jokes and comments.” (definition taken from online sources) In India, the POSH Act, a legislative act by the Supreme […]