Campaign against Sexual Harassment

WISE has been creating awareness and providing trainings for the compliance of the law against sexual harassment at work place. Since 2010, we have provided awareness to more than 7000 people, through seminars and training to more than 40 organizations. In recognition to its extensive work on the issue of sexual harassment, WISE was acknowledged as one of the best institutions by Mehargarh and granted prestigious award on the occasion of Working Women Day on 22nd of December 2014.

WISE is an award-winning expert organization in creating awareness on sexual harassment at workplace. It is member Punjab Implementation Watch Committee of sexual Harassment. During the last 5 years, WISE has oriented about 6000 persons through public awareness seminars. 

WISE is actively engaged for the promotion and compliance of the law against sexual harassment at work place. In collaboration with Govt. of Punjab, Women Development Department (WDD) and the Office of Ombudsperson Punjab, WISE run an awareness campaign Harassment Awareness Volunteer Program (HAVP) on implementation of the law in 18 districts of Punjab. These include the districts of Layya, Muzaffar Garh, Okara, Sahiwal, Multan, Vehari, Rajanpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Lahore, Kasur, Nankana Sahib, Sheikhupura, Mandi Bahauddin, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Rahim Yar Khan, Bahawal Nagar and Bahwalpur.

About 450 students and faculty members of different universities were given training and orientation on the issue and the mandatory steps for the institutions for the compliance of the law. WISE conducted sessions with management and staff members in 489 work units including NGOs, Govt. departments, banks, brick kilns, hospitals, factories, colleges and universities in different districts of Punjab.

WISE was part of the special seminar at University of Punjab, Lahore College of Women University, National College of Arts (NCA) and Pakistan institute of Fashion Design, Lahore. WISE facilitated and provided orientation to the managements of various institutions to establish mechanism for total compliance of the law at the work place. In this regard, it extended services to Pakistan Cricket Board to provide training to their staff, coaches, and young women cricketers to make them aware of the law and code of conduct. Similarly FC College University, Lahore and Mayfair Group of Industries hired WISE training services for its inquiry committee members, academic and administrative staff.

WISE provided counseling to female victims of harassment to get justice. Also developed IEC material for large-scale of awareness on the issue.

Through Capacity building workshops, around 321 male and female professionals and volunteers were trained to further conduct the sessions on the compliance of anti-harassment act at workplaces. For the large scale awareness WISE also utilized social media, electronic and print media.

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