INTERNAL COMPLAINT CELL
The Internal Complaints Committee:
The Internal Complaints Committee of Wilson College was constituted on 23rd October, 2018, according to the University Grants Commission Regulations, 2015
The agenda of the Internal Complaints Committee is to create a safe, friendly, supportive environment for women staff and students of the college.The I.C.C. fulfils its purpose by organizing programmes for staff and students on topics like gender sensitization and handling complaints of sexual harassment from staff and students. The names of the Committee Members and their mobile numbers have been displayed in the college
The members of the Committee - i nclude a Presiding Officer – Rashna Patel, Two Lady Staff – Veronica Bhonsle and Vinita Mathew,Two Male Staff- Sushant Mane and Thomson Fernandes , Non-teaching staff-Sheila Lad and Deepika Mattu , a Junior College representative –Kshama Jayraj and student representatives – Poornima Kadam (B.A), Vartika Chowdary (B.Sc), Manali Sharma (BA), Lorraine Tellis (M.Sc) and Angelina Nadar (M.Sc). Mrs. Stella Moraise from the NGO Premseva Mahila Mandal is our external member.
Dr. Kranti Jejurkar , retired Principal of Siddharth College and retired Chairperson of the Women Development Cell and Complaints Committee, University of Mumbai , conducted an orientation for all teaching and non-teaching staff of the college on,” Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Law and Us,” on 2nd November, 2018 . Dr. Jejurkar subsequently addressed the students of the Wilson College from both the aided and unaided sections on the 7th February, 2019. Dr. Kranti spoke to sensitize students on gender issues and oriented the students to the functioning of the I.C.C.
A state level intensive Workshop on University Grants Commission (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal of Sexual Harassment of Women Employees and students in Higher Educational Institutions) Regulations, 2015, organized by the I.C.C. of R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics , Matunga , was attended by the Presiding Officer and a Committee member of the I.C.C., Wilson College on the 2nd March, 2019.
The National Seminar on ‘Gendered Academic Cultures & Sexual Harassment in the Academia’:#Me Too & Beyond , organized by The Women’s Development Cell, University of Mumbai in association with Gender Issues Cell, K.C.College, was attended by the Presiding Officer and a committee member of the I.C.C. Wilson College, Mumbai on the 6th March.
Advocate Veena Gowda addressed the staff and students of the Wilson College ,on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality on 8th March , 2019,International Women’s Day.
Regular meetings are conducted of the I.C.C. No complaints have been received till date.