Trinity Institute of Professional Studies (TIPS), Dwarka affiliated to GGSIPU, organized a workshop putting light on Sexual Harassment of Women in Workplace
Trinity Institute of Professional Studies (TIPS), Dwarka affiliated to GGSIPU, organized a workshop putting light on Sexual Harassment of Women in Workplace on 23rd February, 2019. The ceremony began with the procession with dignitaries and faculties entering the auditorium.The Chief Guest of the event Shri Jagmohan Singh, Hon’ble Judge Dwarka Court and Secretary, DLSA (District Legal Services Authority, South West) was felicitated with bouquet and Memento by the Dr. R.K. Tandon, Chairman, Prof. H.P. Garg, Director General and Prof. Dr. K.K.Geetha, Director of Law Department (TIPS), Dr. R.K. Tandon, Chairman declared the opening of the workshop and addressed the gathering, welcoming all guests and faculties. He said sexual harassment is serious factors that render women at workplace. He addressed the issue of gender equality and women empowerment. He stated that educational Institutions are the temple of learning, and no act of sexual harassment should be tolerated. He also emphasized on identifying false cases of such nature which are taking place in the society due to selfish interest.The students of Law department presented a small skit on sexual harassment at work place. The Chief Guest of the workshop, Shri Jagmohan Singh, exhibited a visual and audio representation on ‘Legal Services-Access to Justice for All’. He proceeded with a few words on article 39A of the Constitution of India which provides Equal Justice and Free legal Aid to all. After that, the Director of Law department, Dr.K.K. Geetha gave a brief introduction to sexual harassment of women at Workplace Act, 2013, explaining Vishakha guidelines, other Judicial Pronouncements and overview of POSH Act, 2013. Justice Jagmohan introduced the audience to Ms. Esha Arora, Panel Legal Counsel of DLSA, Dwarka, for their queries and concerns.It was followed by a small interaction and discussion session taken by Hon’ble Judge Shri Jagmohan Singh held between the guests, faculties and students which immensely helped in increasing the knowledge of the audience regarding legal rights. The event was concluded with a vote of thanks given by Prof. H.P. Garg, Director General of TIPS, followed by departure of procession from the auditorium.