JSS MAHAVIDHYAPEETA

JSS COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

Affiliated to the University of Mysore & Re-Accredited by NACC with ‘B’ Grade

Kollegal, Chamarajnagar – 571440.

Women Sexual Harassment

WOMEN SEXUAL HARASSMENT PREVENTION CELL

Women Helpline 1091
Grievance Toll-free Number 1800-111-656

 

JSS College for Women, Kollegal   – College strongly believes sexual harassment against a woman is a violation of the fundamental rights of women to equality. The institution is committed to providing a safe and conducive environment for students and women at the workplace as per the Sexual Harassment of woman employers and students in the higher institution at (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013.

Under the Act, the meaning of sexual harassment includes any one or more of the following unwelcome acts or behaviour

  • Physical contact and advances
  • A demand or request for sexual favours
  • Making sexually coloured remarks
  • Showing pornography
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature

Objective

  1. To prevent discrimination and sexual harassment against women and students in the college by promoting gender amenity
  2. To fulfill the directive of the Supreme Court for all employers to develop and implement a policy against sexual harassment at the work place
  3. Formation of Internal complaint committee for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment and gender based violence in the Campus
  4. Implementation of the written complaint through proper reporting and their follow-up procedures
  5. Strict disciplinary action will be taken against the violators depending on the nature and extent of injury caused

Anti-Sexual harassment- Guidelines 

Internal Complaint Committee 2020-2021

Sl.No Name of the Member Designation
1 Smt. Sowmya R.P. Convenor
2 Smt. N.Vani Member
3 Smt. Puttamma Member
5 Smt. NirmalaMadhusudan  – Advocate Member
6 Smt. Vijayalakshmi– Alumna Member
7 Smt. AnupamaGurappa – Alumna Member
8 Miss. Swathi Student Representative
9 Miss. Shrurhu Student Representative
10 Miss.  Chaithra Student Representative

No complaints received till date

Guidelines

  • The Internal Complaint Committee (ICC) aims to protect students and women staff from any form of sexual abuse
  • Spreads awareness amongst students in respect to cyberspace and its related crimes during value education hour
  • Talks on gender sensitisation
  • The ICC forwards the report to the Karnataka Collegiate of Education (Mysuru and Bengaluru) every month.
  • In the case of any incidence the complaint shall be in writing (typed/written) and signed by the aggrieved woman, relative /next friend/co-worker of the aggrieved woman. If unable to write, the complainant shall file a complaint orally, but documented by her witness, duly signed by the complainant. (SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE (PREVENTION, PROHIBITION AND REDRESSAL RULES, 2015).

Punishment for false complaint

If the Internal Committee arrives at a conclusion that the allegation against the respondent is malicious/ false or misleading it may recommend to the competent authority to take action against the person who has made the false complaint.

Contact:

Smt. Sowmya  R.P.
Assistant Professor
JSS College for Women
Vidyanagar, MM Hills Road, Kollegal
Phone:M: 8050614885
Email: sowmyarp0@gmail.com