Gender Sensitisation and Awareness on Sexual Harassment
Date of Conduct: 5th February 2022
Duration: 1 Hour
Speaker’s Name:Ms. Renuka Mukadam
HOD/Concerned Faculty Head:Dr. Sandip Solanki
Batch: Batch of 2020-2022 & 2021-2023
No of students present:300
On 05th February 2022, the MBA Batch of 2020-2022 and 2021-2023 attended a ‘Gender Sensitisation and Awareness on Sexual Harassment’ workshop conducted by Ms.Renuka Mukadam.
Ms. Mukadam initiated the session by highlighting the importance of adopting good practices in the workplace. She shared an engaging video clip that showcased the need for diversity in the workplace. She further delved into three key concepts of the discussion; Gender, Power and Sexuality. Elaborating these ideas with real-life scenarios, Ms. Mukadam touched on the subjects of social and gender identity, functional power, personal space and consent. She further enlightened students with the construct of Sexual Harassment and its types, namely; Verbal, Physical, Visual and Digital Harassment. Ms. Mukadam also emphasised the policies and laws that prevent these forms of harassment.
The session ended with a very insightful and engaging question-and-answer round.
- “The session was insightful and gave us an in-depth understanding of the issues related to gender. The session also helped us understand how to manage the situation if faced with such circumstances”. – Anisheel Kashyap, International Business, Batch 2021-2023
- “The session was motivating, and Ms. Mukadam gave us insights about the inequalities different genders face in the workplace, and the concept of Power and Hierarchy in our social systems. She gave us tools to fight back against the discrimination.” – Pranali Kamble, International Business, Batch 2021-2023
The session was exciting and interactive, and students received many insights into the concepts of Gender Sensitivity, Sexual Harassment and Consent.