Seminar on sexual harassment at workplaces held

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IMPHAL, September 28: A two day regional level seminar on the theme `Sexual Harassment at Work Place for Rural Women` was inaugurated today at the Manipur Press Club organised by the Centre for Human Resource and Economic Development.

The function was attended by M Sushilkumar, IGP (retd.) as the chief guest, Ng Nongyai Singh, ex member, State Human Right Commission, Manipur as the president and A Mobi, ex president, All Manipur Working Journalist Union (AMWJU) as the guest of honour.

Speaking at the function M Sushilkumar said that it is the mind that plays the vital role in human action.

He also stated that the importance of education at the end is to help develop one`™s character.

He added that education also develops human value such as truth, right conduct, peace and love.

And that is why the society needs social, moral and educational development to prevent or control such crimes in the society, he observed.

Giving the keynote address, Ibotombi Salam said that the objective of the seminar is to sensitize and inculcate the women and men workers on the matter of sexual harassment.

He also said that proper monitoring of sexual harassment and other crime against women in work places is the need of the hour.

He also pointed out that monitoring cell should be set up in every workplace to address the grievances of the victim.

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