SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT THE WORKPLACE TALK

Prepared by

Muzaffar Syah Mallow

 On 25 October 2015, the Legal Clinic, Faculty of Syariah & Law (FSU), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) had successfully organized a talk entitled “Sexual Harassment at the Workplace”. The talk was organized in order to expose the audience with all the theriotical and practical aspect on the issue surrounding sexual harassment at the workplace. The talk was delivered by Ms Betty Yeoh, one of the Malaysian social activist on the issue. She along with several non - governmental organizations (NGOs) in the country had previously proposed a specific “Sexual Harassment Bill” to the government. The talk allowed the audience to understand deeper on the definition of sexual harassment, forms of sexual harassment, causes and effects of sexual harassment and all the possible legal avenue to deal with it like the Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act 1967 and others.

 Faculty of Syariah and Law
Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Bandar Baru Nilai, 71800, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

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