Three day workshop themed “Training of Trainers” on Sexual Harassment of women at workplace under the Act of 2013 and protection of women from Domestic violence Act of 2005, Human Trafficking and other relevant provisions for women concludes.
The workshop was organised at Samaj Kalyan Bhawan Lumsey East Sikkim started on September 21 and ended on September 23. 21 participants from all four district participated in the three day workshop from different workplaces including NGOs, Police, Press and media and Panchayats of different wards.
The three day workshop was organised by Sikkim State Commission for Women Government of Sikkim in collaboration with Department of Justice, Ministry of Law and Justice Government of India.
Chungkipu Lepcha, Chairperson Sikkim State for women as a Chief Guest. Further Naandita Pradhan, Director Martha Farell Foundation was the resource person from Delhi along with Yousa Lachungpa as the Project Director from Sikkim state women’s commission.
Following the session, resource person Nandita Pradhan took the session on Sexual Harassment of women at Workplace in which Pradhan explained about the provisions about workplace sexual harresment.
Gulshan Lama, Advocate, District Court East Sikkim was another resoure person Wherin Lama explained about Protection of women from Domestic violence Act of 2005 in which provisions under the act was explained by Lama.
Furthermore Tashi Rabden Burfungpa Advocate, General Secretary of Bar Association of Sikkim also explained legal terms under Protection of Children and other Offences, POSCO, Human Trafficking , Indian Penal Code (IPC) and other provision for women.
The main objective of the workshop “Training of Trainers” was to sensitize society about sexual harresment faced in workplace. Report
by Suben Pradhan