February 23, 2018
Digital Trust Dialogues: Don’t Be Mum On Cyberbullying, Speak Up!
Do you think sexual harassment happens only on the streets? That sitting in the cool confines of your home in front of the computer can armour you against such behaviour? Well, sexual harassment in the online space has been happening since the emergence of social media. Morphed photos, fake profiles on networking sites, abusive messages, rape threats etc have become commonplace for women on the internet.
April 5, 2018
17 Essential Ingredients and Guidelines for drafting an Anti Sexual Harassment Policy
Individuals need a sense of safety and well-being in order to be happy. A safe working environment for employees at workplaces acts as an important factor which, at times, considering their work industry, may become even a critical contributor towards their happiness. With harassment in any form (physical, mental and sexual) becoming a common contributor towards creating a disturbing environment at workplace, it is increasingly becoming important for business leaders to look into addressing this area
March 6, 2018
Why Does it Matter What a Woman Wears?- by Pallavi Pareek
June 27, 2017
Speed thrills but kills: rules of the road Uber should have followed
How a speed bump—an incinerating blog post by an ex-employee—slowed down Uber and its CEO.
January 5, 2018
Gender vs Ungender by Esha Shekhar
Esha Shekhar, Managing Partner of Ungender, talks about stereotypes and the gender divide that starts getting created as people grow up and how it impacts their career and further development at workplace in particular.
February 27, 2018
Esha Shekhar Writes on the Right of Women to Speak up
At a recent event held in a Delhi-based college, the college union disrupted a talk organized on sexual harassment in the Digital space by singling out one woman speaker. In light of the event Esha Shekhar of Ungender writes on the need for awareness among women of their right to live with dignity and freedom to express themselves in any space, be it offline or online.
November 8, 2017
Pallavi Pareek Of Ungender Helps Us Unpack ‘SHE-Box,’ The Portal For Sexual Harassment Complaints
The Union Government launched a portal for government employees to register sexual-harassment complaints online. On Tuesday (November 7th), Union Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, extended this service to all private sector employees as well. Through this website, women can now file their complaints with the click of a button. It is easy yet comprehensive, to avoid issues of misuse. We talked to Pallavi Pareek, the managing partner at UnGender. For years now, she has been advising over 100 firms and 30,000 individuals on how to build a safe space and gender diverse workplace. She tells us about the processes and needs...
February 3, 2018
Ungender: An initiative to help make workplaces legally compliant with sexual harassment laws
India, like many other countries in the world, is experiencing a shift in the nature of its workforce. It is seeing increased participation of women in the workforce. With this growth, there is also a growing awareness of the need for a framework to regulate issues in relation to gender, and particularly women, in the workplace. This has resulted in the enactment of The Prevention of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“POSH Act”) and the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017. As a result of these enactments, companies now need to put into place compliance...
February 3, 2018
Ungender: the organisation showing us how to address workplace harassment
Ungender Inc, a Delhi-based advisory firm, shows us how to tackle workplace harassment. What makes it hard to address and talk about harassment? United against a common evil, many women have begun to voice their experiences of harassment in and out of the workplace. Answering these questions, Ungender, a Delhi-based advisory firm, seeks to improve diversity and inclusion within the workplace in accordance with existing laws.