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Sexual harassment of women at workplace: Workshop held to sensitize police officers

New Delhi: A workshop on Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act was organized on Thursday by the Training Division, Delhi Police for the Senior Police Officers of Delhi Police. The aim and objective of the workshop were to sensitize the Senior Police Officers about the role and responsibility in ensuring greater awareness on this issue in their respective jurisdictions.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Training) Suman Nalwa said that the workshop helped participants to understand the intricacies and variations of dealing with sexual harassment cases and made aware of their enhanced responsibility in ensuring timely recording and reporting of information, and investigative procedures.

The workshop was presided over by PK Bhardwaj, Special Commissioner of Police, Training. The Special Commissioner of Police, Training in his address reiterated the need for such workshops in the organization and need for sensitivity on this issue.

Taking the objective of this workshop further, a Module on Prevention of Sexual Harassment is being made available online at Delhi Police e-learning portal "NIPUN", so that all police personnel can have access to this module & learn about this Act to prevent Sexual Harassment at the workplace.

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