Presentation on theme: "ROLE OF HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS IN ASSURING SAFETY OF WOMEN PROFESSIONALS IN IT SECTOR By Dr. Arunava Narayan Mukherjee Associate Prof in HRM & In-charge."— Presentation transcript:
ROLE OF HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS IN ASSURING SAFETY OF WOMEN PROFESSIONALS IN IT SECTOR By Dr. Arunava Narayan Mukherjee Associate Prof in HRM & In-charge of Research Society Globsyn Business School, National Campus, Kolkata. Prof. Paromita Roy Visiting Faculty State Labour Institute, Kolkata Govt. of West Bengal. Payel Mallick Btech, 2 nd Year Student, PGDM (HR), Vice President, Research Society Globsyn Business School, National Campus, Kolkata.
OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY To study the safety and security problems of working women particularly the women employees of the IT sector in India. To study the social and organizational context of the safety and security of women employed of the IT sector in India. To recommend appropriate administrative measures and HR practices for addressing the safety and security problems of the women employees of the IT sector with reference to humanitarian logistics.
WAR AGAINST WOMEN GLOBAL SCENARIO TOP TEN COUNTRIES WITH HIGHEST RAPE CRIMES 1.USA 2.India 3.UK 4.Mexico 5.Canada 6.Germany 7.Sweden 8.Russian Federation 9.Belgium 10.Thailand Source: http://listtoptens.com/top-10-countries-with-highest-rape-crime/
WAR AGAINST WOMEN INDIAN SCENARIO As per National Crime Records Bureau - One woman gets raped every 22 mins in India. One child gets raped every 76 mins in India. Only one in every four accused in the crime gets convicted. States with high incidence of rapes are Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh. source : http://www.firstpost.com/india/a-rape-every-22-mins-what-makes-us-so-complacent- 489080.html?utm_source=ref_article
WAR AGAINST WOMEN INDIAN SCENARIO The Delhi-NCR region is called the “Rape capital of India” Rape Cases: 2012 - 706 2013 - 1330 Cases of Molestations: 2012 - 727 2013 - 2884 Eve- Teasing 2012 - 236 2013 - 793 http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/rape-cases-double-molestation-up-4-times- in-delhi/article5298622.ece
THE RECENT CASES IN THE INDIAN IT SECTOR In all over India in 2013, 60 cases of attack on women employees of IT Sector have been reported. 2013 - A 32 yr old BPO employee was raped by co-worker and cab driver in Gurgaon around 7 pm – 9 pm on 7 th March 2013. 2012 – A 21 yr BPO employee was gang raped by 8 men in a moving vehicle near Faridabad. A 22 yr old BPO employee was kidnapped, raped and murdered in Pune 2010- A 30 yr old BPO employee was gang raped in moving vehicle in Delhi.
RECOMMENDED HR PRACTICES Training on gender egalitarianism. Senior leadership engagement / building women leaders. Networking and Forums for women. Multiple communication channels.
SUGGESTIONS FOR DAY TO DAY ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS Transport facilities for women employees engaged in evening and night shifts. Security guard to escort women employees in office transport. Women employees must be in groups during night shifts. Complete record of the transport operators must be furnished from the local police station.
SUGGESTIONS FOR DAY TO DAY ADMINISTRATIVE OPERATIONS The BPO sector should install a Global Positioning System (GPS) for tracking the position of women employee transport vehicles. 24 hr helpline must be initiated for women security. BPO’s must be set up in near locals with adequate police patrolling.