The NIE Institute of Technology conducted a workshop and an awareness programme on sexual harassment of women at work places under the banner ‘Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act 2013’ was conducted at the institute premises in city, recently.
On the occasion, former Director, Department of International Studies, University of Mysore and president of ‘Samruddhi foundation’ Prof Indira delineated various sensitive issues regarding women and suggested remedial measures.
She touched upon such issues as dress code for women, method of addressing women, etiquette in communicating with women etc. According to her, harassment can be physical, verbal and visual and teachers have the strength to reform students and hence, the situation.
Principal of NIEIT, Prof T Ananthapadmanabha, Professor and HoD of EEE Department Dr Usha Surendra, Professor, Department of Physics, Dr Paniveni Udayashankar, Prasanna Kumar, Sunitha and Eswara were present.