promise of favours to women at work is sexual harassment

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  • 1. Promise offavors towomen atwork is sexualharassment

2. Contd..Government employees promising preferential treatment orthreatening detrimental treatment in employment to womencolleagues will be held accountable for sexual harassment, asper the revised central service conduct rules approved by thedepartment of personnel and training (DoPT).Defining sexual harassment and workplace in detail inexplanations appended to Rule 3C of Central Civil Services(Conduct) Rules, 1964, that deals with sexual harassment ofwomen employed in the government, the DoPT made it clearthat implied or explicit promise of preferential treatment orthreat of detrimental treatment in employment, and implied orexplicit threat about present or future employment status wouldbe considered sexual harassment. Similar consequences willfollow if a government employee interferes with a womancolleague's work or creates an intimidating, offensive or hostileenvironment for her, or metes out humiliating treatment likely toaffect her health or safety. 3. Contd..The amended service conduct rules, notified onNovember 19, also give an elaborate definition ofworkplace, including in its purview any department,organisation, undertaking, establishment, enterprise,institution, office, branch or unit established, owned,controlled or funded wholly or substantially by thecentral government.Workplace as per the new conduct rules will alsoinclude hospitals, nursing homes, sports institutes,stadium, sports complexes or competition gamesvenue.Any place visited by the woman employee arising outof or during the course of her employment, includingtransportation provided by the employer forundertaking the journey , will be considered aworkplace and invite action under conduct rules ifthere is any sexual harassment. 4. For details and bookings contact:-Parveen Kumar Chadha THINK TANK(Founder and C.E.O of Saxbee Consultants & Other-Mother )Email :-saxbeeconsultants@gmail.comMobile No. +91-9818308353Address:-First Floor G-20(A), Kirti Nagar, New Delhi India Postal Code-110015