Edition 1 (20-October-2023)

The Equilibrio Gazette

A brief bulletin for building safe workspaces!

This weekly newsletter is your gateway to staying current on relevant laws (like POSH, POCSO, Transgender Persons Act, etc.) and the psychosocial intersections that impact the workplace.
20th October 2023 | ED#01

In the Spotlight!

Explore ways to build your knowledge and capacity with our team of in-house experts!

As we step into the last quarter of the year,
don’t miss out on covering compliances for
your organisation!

To conduct POSH IC training for your
organisation reach out now.

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Mental Health at Work’s Podcast channel is live! Check out our open source bite-sized resources that could support you and your employees navigate mental health needs! (Link)

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Want to build a culture of allyship at
your organisation? Access our inhouse succinct and informative elearning modules to build awareness
around the LGBTQIA+ community!

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Child Safety at Work has launched a
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module is designed to upskill and
support a user’s understanding of
laws and psychosocial factors that
affect children’s lives.

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Stay Current!

~ Sneak peek into all that's in mainstream discourse this week!



The POSH Act provides legal
protection to women against sexual
harassment in workplaces, and eve
teasing can be considered a violation
of the Act if it occurs in a
professional setting.

Addressing the issue of sexual
harassment faced by female doctors
in the medical field is not just a
matter of equality but a necessity for
ensuring a safe & supportive
workplace environment.

The court directed all authorities
under the Central Government and
State Government to comply with the
direction of S. 19(b) of the POSH Act


Calcutta High Court directed the
State Government to provide a
wheelchair to a person with disability
and stated its the State’s liability to
look after look after citizens who are
not able to look after themselves.

Mental Health

The Court through this case has
emphasized the proper and timely
constitution of the State Authority to
ensure the objectives of the Act and
the implementation of it are ensured.


The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, as
amended in 2017, continues to be
relevant and provides crucial
benefits and protections for women
employees in India.

Perspectives of this nature are not
new, and often a response to the
deep rooted transphobia and lack of
understanding about these
procedures, as trans lives are not
openly talked about.

When women are in a position where
their next step would be in a
leadership role, there are several
strategies that organisations can
recruit to nurture their leadership

The age of consent stands at the
intersection of legal, social, and
scientific domains, aiming to strike a
delicate balance between
safeguarding minors and
acknowledging their evolving

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Here's your weekly food for thought through a Fun Fact or Quiz

Who was India's first Transwoman lawyer?

(Write to us with your answers on connect@equilibrioadvisory.org)

Have a burning question about POSH? Maybe Mental Health at Work, Child safety
or DEI&B strategies? Drop us an email with your query and we would love to answer
it, in all seriousness.

USER1: What is DEIB and why is it needed?

EA Team: That’s a great question, and thanks for getting us started with Question
Qorner! DEIB in organisations parlance stands for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and
Belonging efforts at work.

Here’s all the tools you need to build safe and equitable workspaces! Drop us a Hey, to get started!

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