Anti-Sexual Harassment Cell
(Internal Complaints Committee)



The Sexual Harassment Of Women Includes The Following Unwelcome Acts Or Behavior (Whether Directly Or By Implication) Namely;

  • Physical contact and advances
  • A demand or request for sexual favors
  • Making sexually colored remarks
  • Showing pornography
  • Any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of sexual nature.
  • Any act falling under the purview of following cases will be considered as an incident of sexual harassment



  • To uphold the Constitutional mandate ensuring the basic human rights of gender equality, and guarantee against sexual demeanour and abuse in the campus, in order to ensure the creation of a congenial and conducive ambience for students, teachers and administrative staff.



  • To provide a neutral, confidential and supportive environment for members of the campus community who may have been sexually harassed.
  • To deal with cases of discrimination and sexual harassment against women, in a time bound manner, aiming at ensuring support services to the victimized and termination of the harassment.
  • To provide information regarding counseling and support services in our campus.
  • To ensure that students, faculty and staff are provided with current and comprehensive materials on sexual harassment and assault.
  • To promote awareness about sexual harassment through educational initiatives which encourages and foster a respectful and safe campus environment
  • To develop guidelines and norms for a policy against sexual harassment.
  • To develop principles and procedures for combating sexual harassment.
  • To organize gender sensitization awareness programmes.

Internal Complaints Committee Functions:

  • Implementation of the Internal Complaints Committee Policy relating to the prevention of sexual harassment.
  • Resolving complaints by the aggrieved based on the guidelines of the Internal Complaints Committee Policy.
  • Recommending actions to be taken by the Employer.
  • The Internal Complaint Committee conducts gender sensitization awareness programmes in collaboration with Department of Women Studies and counseling center.


Procedure for Approaching Cell:

The Cell deals with issues relating to sexual harassment in the college campus. It is applicable to all students, staff and faculty. A complaint of discrimination or sexual harassment may be lodged by the victim or a third party. A written complaint may be addressed to the Convenor of the Committee. If the complaint is made to the any  member of the Committee members, they may forward it to the Convenor of the Committee Against Sexual Harassment.


What to do if you feel you are being sexually harassed?

  •  Know your rights – Sexual harassment is illegal.
  •  Speak up – try telling the person to stop. State clearly and firmly that you want a particular behavior to cease.
  •  Get information and support – If you feel you cannot speak up, ask your friends to help you and bring it to the notice of the College authorities without further loss of time.
  • Keep records that might be useful for pursuing the case.


Director: Prof. Vijaya B. Korishetti

Directorate of Student Welfare

K.S.A.W.U, Vijayapur

Cell: 8496059098