India Pledges Safety in Workplace

 

Earlier this week, India took initiatives to promote workplace safety for women. Sexual harassment in the workplace has become a central issue in the country’s legislature, and officials are keen on mending this problem. The law states that a current female staff member in a senior executive position acts as an officer to the women in the office to provide a safe, consistent voice if need be. This officer is joined by a committee of women in the workplace who are committed to and passionate about keeping their co-workers safe. Any female employee is allowed to confide in the committee or officer about any uncomfortable behavior or harassment she may experience.

Discussion Question

How do you think male coworkers will react to these committee implementations?

Further Reading

To read the full legislation, head over to this link!

Action Item

At your job or club, join together with fellow passionate women to create a committee that mimics this legislation.



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