Society for Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Child Abuse

An organization founded by like-minded and passionate individuals who believe in creating happy and safe workplaces through the compliance of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Law.


To make all workplaces free of sexual harassment.


  • To shoulder the responsibility of employers in ensuring compliance of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act.
  • To guide and assist Prevention of Sexual Harassment(POSH) Committees (ICCs) in delivering unbiased judgments through Principles of Natural Justice.
  • To create dignified and safer workplaces with the help of our socially-conscious, passionate team thoroughly trained in the law.


Conducted orientation sessions for employees and training sessions for the ICC members in legal bodies (courts), government offices, schools and colleges, hospitals, industry bodies like CII, AEPC and many private organisations in diverse sectors like pharmaceuticals, IT, hospitality, garment and manufacturing.


POSHCA is one of the first organizations to be empanelled by the Ministry of Women & Child Development, Govt. of India for imparting training programs/ workshops under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act,2013.


Ministry of Women and Child Development, State of Haryana has mandated POSHCA to be involved by all the Deputy Commissioners (District Officers) in the state of Haryana for the following activities under this law:

  • To hold awareness sessions in all districts of Haryana
  • To train the LCC members so that they can handle complaints within the ambit of the provisions of the law
  • To scrutinize Annual Reports so that meaningful data is received and to monitor continuously to ensure complete compliance


Many of POSHCA members have been inducted as NGO members to the ICCs of many organisations as required under Section 4(2)(c) of the Act. Such organisations include both public and private sector organisations belonging to diverse fields such as manufacturing, IT, hospitality, pharmaceuticals, garment, education, finance, power, start-ups and local administration.


Hon’ble President of POSHCA, Dr. Surabhi Dhingra is the founder member of the Local Complaints Committee (LCC) of Gurugram, Haryana.


POSHCA is advised by Mr. Krishna Kumar and Mr. Vikas Sinha who bring in their rich global experience of growing businesses & consulting to further our growth trajectory.

Client Speak

“POSHCA has been associated with the DC Office ever since the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013 came into effect. It has been actively organising programs for the District and State Level.POSHCA helps us audit Annual Reports received from organisations. Dr. Surabhi Dhingra has been associated with the LCC and has been providing expert advice on the nuances of this noble Act. We wish them the best in their mission of making workplace free of sexual harassment.”

- Mr. Vinay Pratap Singh,IAS, Former Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram

“The ICC Training Module has been designed brilliantly, such that it effectively addresses all facets of the subject. To add to that, the learning was delivered exceptionally well by Mr. B.R. Sachdeva, a trainer who not only has in-depth knowledge of the subject but also brings in his immense experience to make the sessions both very interesting and very simple. The result being that, all the participants walked away professionally gratified from the training – Thank you!”

– Major Rajesh Chauhan, Regional Director Human Resources, SWA, InterContinental Group Of Hotels (IHG)

“The employee orientation session was very useful for the group. It was well presented with plenty of practical and specific examples presented in an accessible and engaging manner.”

– Malcolm Wrigley Country Manager, Engie Energy

“POSHCA has been associated with HCL Infosystems for close to two years in handling cases related for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at workplace. They bring in lots of insights related to laws pertaining to Sexual Harassment and experience sharing in handling POSH cases. Special mention of Monalisa who represents Corporate Ethos in HCLI and adds immense value in handling cases related to POSH. Her workshop on “Women Safety” was very much appreciated and helped in creating awareness about the same among our employees. I sincerely thank the entire team of POSHCA on their good job and wish them success in their endeavours.”

–Priyanka Priyadarshini, Head, Organization Development,HCL Infosystems Ltd.

“Dr Surabhi Dhingra and POSHCA are doing commendable work towards ensuring women in India are secure, respected and treated fairly at work. By sharing best practices and keeping us up to date on the changes in the regulatory ecosystem, POSHCA and Surabhi have helped us lay the foundations for a uniquely progressive, secure and respectful workplace at Pepperfry. Thanks!”.

-Mr. Ambareesh Murthy, Co-Founder, Pepperfry

"POSHCA has been associated with Internshala for compliance of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2013. Ms. Monalisa Mahanta conducted the legal and employee training as part of compliance. The expertise and delivery was par excellence. It covered all aspects and ended up with a rather inquisitive session of the inquisitive minds of the young Internshala’ites. We wish POSHCA the best in its noble endeavours."

-Sarvesh Agarwal, Founder and CEO, Internshala

“A very clear, concise and apt presentation. Dr. Dhingra in her articulate manner has put forward the rules, its impact, its area very clearly. For an organization dealing with the law it was important to have such immense clarity”

– Ritu Y.K. Behl, Hon’ble District Judge (Family Court), Gurgaon

“The Awareness Session on prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace, was well designed & informative. Monalisa covered every aspect of the law . Throughout the session Monalisa was well connected with the mass. Session was engaging and informative with insight on lot many real world cases which has helped us to understand the appropriate behaviour at workplace”.

-Bresmed Healthsolutions

“Thank you very much for giving me a chance to attend such an interactive gathering of concerned people who were keen to understand this very important law. I, for sure learnt a lot……. The whole programme was very informative and well conducted by you and your team. I could see it was well received and appreciated by all.”

– Usha Chaujer Educator- Inclusive and Remediation Chairperson-Academics, AISCAP Moolchand Medicity, New Delhi

” Thanks Monalisa.You were dot on time, interacted with the audience on their own level, were very clear about the law, conveyed it very effectively with the audience.We, the whole team thank you for all the efforts.”

-Dr. Indu Rao,Associate Professor, Presiding Officer of ICC, Govt. College of Girls, Gurugram