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VOX-POP: Make grievance redressal panel a norm

The sexual assault charge by a young journalist against her celebrity boss in a leading media organisation has shocked the entire country. How safe are women at workplaces in your city? What needs to be done to make women safe at work?

punjab Updated: Nov 25, 2013 01:03 IST
HT Correspondent

Make grievance redressal panel a norm

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Rajwinder%20Kaur4_compressed.jpgGirls have to be mentally prepared before joining any organisation and they should take immediate and strict action without any delay if they face sexual harassment at work

Rajwinder Kaur, Bathinda





http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Mamta Joshi4_compressed.jpgGirls must discuss office and work-related problems with their parents so that the latter can get a clear picture of the environment of office their daughters are working in

Mamta Joshi, Bathinda





http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Pooja%20Jaura4_compressed.jpgAs per norms, every organisation must have women grievance redressal committee but ground reality is different. Government must keep tabs on complaints of women in different organisations

Pooja Jaura, Bathinda





http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Maninder%20Kaur4_compressed.jpgGirls cannot be forced to go on late-hour assignments but still if some girl is going out as a part of her job, office in-charge must make proper arrangement for her security

Maninder Kaur, Bathinda



Safety in the office entirely depends upon us. We cannot blame others. Girls should maintain a distance from their colleagues to avoid any unsavoury situation at workplace
Manpreet Jassal, Bathinda





http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Reet sandhu4_compressed.jpgDon't cower if you are facing harassment because it gives the perpetrator a chance to commit same misdeed again with full confidence. It leaves a negative impact if such things are ignored

Reet Sandhu, Bathinda







http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Chetna Goyal4_compressed.jpgWorkshops should be organised for men on their behaviour with their female colleagues. Office should have more than one girl worker so that the other girl can work in comfort

Chetna Goyal, Bathinda





http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2013/11/Arshveer%20Kaur4_compressed.jpgWomen grievance redressal committee should mostly have women so that an aggrieved girl can share her problem without hesitation. Late working hours should be avoided for girls

Arshveer Kaur, Bathinda



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