ASA International India Microfinance Ltd.
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PREVENTION OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT OF WOMEN AT WORKPLACE AND FOR PROTECTION AND REDRESSAL OF COMPLAINTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT
ASA International India Microfinance Ltd. (“ASAI India”) is committed to provide a work environment that ensures every employee is treated with dignity and respect and afforded equitable treatment and to promote a work environment that is conducive to the professional growth of its employees and encourages equality of opportunity. ASAI India will not tolerate any form of sexual harassment and is committed to take all necessary steps to ensure that its women employees are not subjected to any form of harassment.
ASAI India has zero tolerance for any sort of misbehavior with the employees of the Company.
ASAI India has framed a policy for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace which seeks to educate all persons employed or engaged by the Company on what conduct constitutes sexual harassment, the ways and means to prevent occurrence of such conduct, redressal mechanism in the event of occurrence of sexual harassment and the consequences of the same.
“Sexual Harassment” means and includes any one or more of the following unwelcome act or behavior (Whether directly or by implication) such as:
The Company has constituted the Internal Complaints Committees named as Committee for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace (“CPSHW”) of the following members to investigate and redress sexual harassment complaints and to ensure time bound treatment of such complaints:
Any aggrieved women who are being sexually harassed directly or indirectly may make a complaint, in writing, of the incident to the incident to the committee within 90 days from the date of occurrence of the incident. A complaint must specify the nature of charge. The charge should include date and time of specific event(s), names of witnesses and any evidence that support the allegations.
Where allegations of sexual harassment are established, the Committee shall decide upon the disciplinary action/punishment to be given to the Respondent. The Committee shall record its reasons in writing. The actions that may be recommended by the Committee include:
Aggrieved employee can contact any member of the committee at the following contact numbers:
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at CPSHW Committee, ASA International India Microfinance Ltd, Victoria Park, 4th Floor, GN – 37/2, Sector – V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata – 700091, West Bengal for complaints or any query.