Sexual harassment is an offense under section 345 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Act, No. 22 of 1995. Further, sexual harassment undermines the work place environment and takes a toll on productivity. Organisation-wide awareness and training to prevent sexual harassment are essential for promoting a harmonious workplace culture. The Centre for Women’s Research (CENWOR) offers a training course designed to meet the needs of organisations to develop anti-harassment policies, and provide the knowledge to recognise sexual harassment, and take preventive action.

Duration: Four (4), three hour  sessions on Saturdays  (total 12 hours).

Medium of Instruction: English

Training Methodology: Lectures & interactive sessions. Training material will be provided.

Participants are welcome to use the CENWOR Information Resource Centre.

Course Content:

  • Understanding sexual harassment
  • National and international laws on sexual harassment
  • Redressal mechanisms
  • Prevention strategies

Course Fee: Rs.10,000/=

Participants: Executives, Managers, Supervisors and other interested persons.

Application: Download the application form or collect it from CENWOR office.

Closing Date for Applications: 30th October,  2016.

Registration & Payment: Participants are requested to confirm their participation by depositing the course fee of Rs.10,000/= to Centre for Women’s Research, Account no. 1220032050 at the Commercial Bank, Narahenpita branch and sending the receipt together with the duly completed application form, to CENWOR, 225/4, Sir Bernard Soysa Mawatha (Kirula Road), Colombo 5 by post or by sending scanned copies of the above to or by person to the above address.

It is possible to offer a customized training programme (language, days & time)  based on organizational needs.

For further information contact Neranjala (ext:15) or Indrani (ext:10) on 011-2502153/ 2369530/ 2368965.

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