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SHe-Box portal for women employees

Bhubaneswar, December 21, 2017: The Central Government has launched an online complaint management system titled Sexual Harassment electronic–Box (SHe-Box) for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace of all women employees in the country, including Government and private employees.

In order to ensure the effective implementation of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, the Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the online complaint management system.

More than 350 complaints relating to inappropriate behaviour have been received in the Ministry which includes complaint received through portal 'SHe-box’, informed Union Women and Child Development (MoS), Dr Virendra Kumar in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on Thursday.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has been requested for mandatory disclosure of Internal Complaints Committee (ICCs) in the Annual Report of the Companies, the Minister told the Upper House.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs along with the industry bodies, Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Society, Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), and National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) have also been requested to ensure effective implementation of the Act amongst their members in private sectors, he added.

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