Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act (POSH Act) clearly lays down the various steps an organization should take to create a safe workplace for women.
Internal Committee is a judicial body formulated in an organization that has 10 or more employees. The Employer must pass an order in writing to constitute an IC. For example, if the organization is a private limited company, the order in writing for the constitution of an IC should be passed as a Board Resolution. The IC is responsible to handle and redress complaints on sexual harassment.
Here is a brief list of some of the roles that an External Member in the Internal Committee may perform:
It is mandatory that one-half of the IC members are women and the presiding officer should be a woman.
To create awareness on sexual harassment prevention, organizations can use: