POSH AT HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Educational institutions should provide a positive and safe environment that encourages learning and development
Understanding this need, the POSH Act, 2013 by the Government of India and UGC (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and Students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulation, 2015 by University Grants Commission mandate a number of steps that every Higher Educational Institutions must take to create a safe and harassment free environment. One of them is regular awareness sessions for students and staff.
This eLearning course developed based on the Saksham Report (Measures for Ensuring the safety of Women and Programme for Gender Sensitization on Campuses) has taken a learner-centric approach to educate staff and students of Colleges, Universities and Deemed to be Universities on their roles and responsibilities in preventing sexual harassment in the campus.