1. To ensure provision of a work and educational environment that is free from sexual harassment (Sexual harassment is
defined by law from the perspective of the person who feels they have been harassed and it occurs if the person who feels
they have been harassed feels offended, humiliated, or intimidated by the conduct and it is reasonable, in all the
circumstances that the person who feels they have been harassed would feel offended, humiliated or intimidated).
2. To take all reasonable steps (active and preventive in nature) to prevent the harassment occurring; To address any
oral/written complaint about: unwelcome sexual advances, unsolicited acts of physical intimacy, unwelcome requests for
sexual favors or other unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature. Unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature includes oral or written
statements of a sexual nature to a person, or in a person's presence.
3. Obtain high level support from the management and Principal for implementing a comprehensive strategy: Providing
information to all staff and students about what constitutes sexual harassment and about their responsibility not to
sexually harass other staff and studentsï¿?6ï¿?1 Providing information and training to staff conducting teaching and learning
activities on meeting their responsibilities in relation to maintaining a work and study environment free from sexual harassment.
4. Develop a written policy which prohibits sexual harassment. Complaints of sexual harassment are handled separately
for staff and students under the Staff Complaints Policy and Sexual Harassment Complaints Resolution Procedures for students.
5. Regularly distribute and promote the policy at all levels of the organization; Ensure that Hodï¿½ï¿½s discuss and reinforce
the policy at staff meetings; Provide the policy and other relevant information on sexual harassment to new staff as a standard
part of induction; Periodically review the policy to ensure it is operating effectively and contains up to date information.
6. Display anti-sexual harassment posters on notice boards in common work areas and distribute relevant brochures; Conduct
regular awareness for all staff on sexual harassment issues.
7. Ensure that complaints processes are clearly documented, are explained to all employees, address complaints in a manner
which is fair, timely and confidential also give an undertaking that no employee will be victimized or disadvantaged for making
Name of the Member
Dr. A. Manjunatha
Sri Krishna Institute of Technology
Dr. HemaLatha .K.L
Information Science & Engineering
Information Science & Engineering
Mrs. Geetha Megharaj
Computer Science & Engineering
Mrs. Shilpa Rani
Electrical & Communication
Dr. Savita Hosur
Anti Sexual Harassment Squad/College Internal Complainants Committee :
Objectives of the committees are:
Prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against women, by promoting gender amity among students and employees.
Deal with cases of discrimination and sexual harassment against women in a time bound manner, aiming at ensuring support
services to the victimized and termination of the accused.
Procedure for approaching the committee:
A written complaint may be addressed to the convener of the committee or can be dropped in a drop box. The complaint can
be arised because of the following reasons:
1. Physical contact and advances
2. Demand or request for sexual favors
3. Sexually pornography
4. Unwelcome physical, verbal or non verbal conduct of a sexual nature.
The following is also sexual harassment and is covered by the committee :
2. unpleasant remarks
3. jokes causing or likely to cause embarrassment
4. Innuedos and taunts
5. gender based insults or sexist remarks
6. social media forwards of any unpleasant forwards
7. touching or brushing against any part of the body