The institution also adheres to the guidelines for the prevention of sexual harassment, which guide the implementation of a gender-just environment and assist students in understanding the social and cultural constructs.
In accordance with the UGC (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2015, as amended by the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013, and in partial modification of Office Order No. 449 dated 05.08.2016, the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) is re-constituted as follows to deal with the complaints concerning sexual harassment at work.
The institution has established the ICC on 9th September, 2016 in accordance with Supreme Court guidelines, UGC guidelines, and the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013. The Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell (ICC) is reconstituted to provide for the effective enforcement of the basic human rights of gender equality and guarantee against sexual harassment and abuse, as well as to provide a conducive environment on campus to all staff members/stakeholders. The committee works to prevent, prohibit, and address sexual harassment of women at the campus, as the institution has a zero tolerance policy for sexual harassment.
|Dr. R. S. Vetrivel
|Mrs S. Jagadeeswari
|Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Business Administration
|Mrs D. Sumathi
|Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Tamil
|Mrs. L. Suganthi
|Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Applications
|Mr. Rtn. S Gopinath
For Complaints, please post to the mail: email@example.com
Procedure (Road map for enforcing measures to curb Sexual Harassment)
Who can approach ICC for help?Any female employee (faculty, student or staff) of Sree Abiraami Arts and Science College for Women, Gudiyattam.
If you think you are harassed or being harassed, what should you do?
The investigation will be completed within ninety days from the date of the complaint. The ICC will provide a report of its findings to the employer within ten days of the conclusion of the investigation, and such report will be made available to the concerned parties.If the allegations against the respondent are proven, it will recommend to the employer punitive actions to be taken against the respondent. The recommendation must be implemented by the employer within sixty days of receipt. What are the possible actions that can be taken against the respondent?