PWD initiates action on workplace harassment cases

'PWD was committed to taking steps for the implementation of the Act'


​ Our Correspondent August 22, 2019
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QUETTA: The Population Welfare Department (PWD) on Tuesday notified a committee to look into workplace harassment cases in compliance with the Balochistan Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2016.

In an official handout issued here, it was said that the PWD was committed to taking steps for the implementation of the Act.

The committee, known as the Departmental Harassment Inquiry Committee, had been formed under Rule 3 (1) of the Balochistan Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2016 and will scrutinize and recommend complaints and cases to the relevant forum with the primary objective of providing protection to women at their workplaces.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 22nd, 2019.

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