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>> The Mission of Himachal Police is to help the common man, to provide him security and to create a peaceful and law abiding community with his cooperation. Himachal Police is committed to uphold the Rule of Law, to prevent crime and to maintain law and order. We are here to protect the weak, the under-privileged and to serve the people. In order to make Himachal Police people-friendly, to enhance the credibility of the police and to check corruption, transparency in the system is emphasized at all levels.

Sexual Harassment Safety

Unwelcome sexually determined behavior as:-

Physical contact and advances
A demand or request for sexual favors
Sexually coloured remarks
Showing pornography
Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature

These guidelines are legally binding and enforceable with immediate effect for all public, private and other institutions. Employers and employees both are equally responsible to stop this pervasive violation.

Employees Responsibilities:-

Talk about it and hold meetings.
Request your employer (or other institution head) to establish a complaint procedure and a Committee to deal with these complaints.
The Committee should be headed by a woman and 50% of the members should be women.
NGOs or other body familiar with the issue must be made party to the Committee to prevent undue pressure within the organisation.

Employers' Responsibilities:-

To develop a sexual harassment policy which expressly outlaws sexual harassment and to notify, publish and circulate it visibly.
Develop a complaint procedure which is confidential and time-bound; ensure treatment of complaints; protection of victims and witnesses; report compliance with the guidelines to the appropriate authority.
Encourage awareness raising through trainings, seminars, posters, memos, etc.
Treat sexual harassment as a disciplinary offence and amend service rules to incorporate this.
Where such behavior falls under criminal law, take all steps to assist the affected person (s) in terms of support and preventive action.
Whatever your position in your organisation help eliminate sexual harassment. Police has a collective responsibility to protect our Human Rights and eradicate behavior which is unacceptable and discriminatory. act Now !!

Women Safety

Travel on well-lit streets and keep your purse out of sight.
If you have car trouble in a dark area, lock yourself in and await the arrival of the police.
If a stranger stops to give you assistance do not get out of the car. Ask the person to call for help.
Do not stop & offer help to stranded motorist.
If you suspect that someone is following you, drive to the police station or police picket.
Women are urged not to ask for lift under any circumstances.
Never pick up a person asking for lift.