Sexual Harassment Policy Framework for Universities

Harassment, violence and discrimination in the society, including in educational institutions pose a barrier to women’s contribution to national development and to fulfill their aspirations. NCSW in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) organised a consultative workshop on 24th January 2019 at the HEC headquarter, Islamabad, along with various universities to device a comprehensive gender policy framework for universities to create a more conducive environment for women. A large number of academicians, Women’s rights activists, Civil Society Organisations and several universities representatives, including HEC and NCSW personnel contributed to the consultative meeting for drafting a Gender Policy Framework.