Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don’t have sexual harassment committees
New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees.
The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees.
The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down by the Supreme Court, mandates all companies to set up Complaints Committee within the organisation to look into such offence. The Complaints Committee should be headed by a woman and not less than half of its member should be women.