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January 21, 2010 senate passes bill against harassment of women at workplace the senate passed a bill to further amend the pakistan penal code 1860 and the code of criminal procedure 1898 against sexual harassment at the workplace, amid strong criticism from religious parties. Of her tormentor but unfortunately not because of the way he treated me, she says sumaira's plight may sound familiar to many others because harassment at the workplace is, to date, not recognised as a punishable offence in pakistan because of this, coupled with the lack of awareness about the. Further to amend the protection against harassment of women atthe workplace act, 2010 government of pakistan in particular the right to security of person,. In pakistan, a report of the commission on inquiry for women in programmes on sexual harassment in the workplace have been provided in organizations.
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