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PU organizes webinar on harassment
PU organizes webinar on harassment

LAHORE: (Thursday, September 17, 2020): Punjab University Department of Gender Studies has organized a webinar and training session on harassment of women at the workplace. DGS Chairperson Prof Dr Ra’ana Malik, United Nations representatives Ms Hafsa Mazhar and Nabila Malick, officials from Directorate of Human Rights, faculty members and students from Institute of Communication Studies, DGS and Department of Social Work also participated in the seminar. Prof. Dr. Ra’ana Malik shared the policy of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan on sexual harassment at the universities and its implementation in the Punjab University. The training consisted of two parts including discussion about understanding harassment and its legal provisions, and the scope and jurisdiction of this Workplace Harassment Act, 2010 on multiple locations and situations. In the second part of the training, the panelists elaborated the procedures and process of filing complaint under this law.