Meaning of Sexual Harassment
Any unwelcome behaviour of sexual nature in the work place or learning place. It
includes the following behaviours :-
Demanding sexual favours
in exchange of preferential treatment.
Penalizing a person for
refusing to submit to sexual advances.
Making obscene gesture,
joke, remarks of sexual nature about a particular gender.
Inappropriately touching or
stalking a person, making suggestive comments.
Asking questions about a
personís private life, sexual display of graphic materials such as posters,
Uttaranchal Institute of
Technology has set up Anti Sexual Harassment Committee against sexual
harassment. The committee consists of the following members:-
Objective of the Committee
Prevent any kind of
discrimination on the basis of gender.
Prevent sexual harassment
Deal with cases of
discrimination and recommend punitive action against the miscreant, to the
To create physical and
social environment which will deter acts of sexual harassment.