Apr
26
to Apr 27

Everything You Need To Know about Sexual Harassment At The Workplace and Campus

Blank Noise presents ‘Everything You Need To Know about Sexual Harassment at the Workplace and Campus’. Equip yourself with an in-depth understanding of the Sexual Harassment of Women (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, and say NO to victim blame at your workplace, campus or institution. Let the knowledge of the law and your rights as an employee, empower you to say #INeverAskForIt at your workplace, campus, everywhere.

The sessions will be led by community member, Action Shero Abhaya Tatavarti, also lead consultant at Parity Consulting, Bangalore. Abhaya partners with organisations to implement the provisions of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibtion & Redressal) Act, 2013 at workplaces. As per her role, she conducts sexual harassment awareness sessions, helps organizations consitute ICs and sits as an external member for ICs.  Read more about Abhaya below.
At the end of day 2,  Jasmeen Patheja, founder Blank Noise will faciltate a 2 hour testimonial building session on sexual harassment at the workplace.

The event is led by you and your questions. What would you like to know about the sexual harassment law at your workplace, campus or institution? Send in a question on this form.

REGISTER HERE
(Limited seats)

Venue: WeWork, Galaxy, Bengaluru
26th April : 5pm - 8pm
27th April: 10am - 1pm
Registration fee: Rs 50

OR

If you are based outside of Bangalore, you can join in via livestream
(only open to 35 registrants)

Registration fee: Rs 50, pay online or in person (Free for WeWork community members)

FAQ's

1. Who is Action Shero Abhaya Tatavarti and why is she building this?
Action Shero Abhaya has been volunteering at Blank Noise since July 2018, and is committed to ending sexual and gender based violence. Abhaya is also a lead consultant for the prevention of sexual harassment, at Parity Consulting. She joins forces to end victim blame and build mission #INeverAskForIt . To know more about Abhaya’s views on sexual harassment at the workplace, you can read her article here.

2. Who is this event for?
These sessions are open to anyone who would like to know more about the workplace sexual harassment law in India. This includes anyone from students to freelance workers.

3. Where can I pay the registration fee?
After you submit the registration form, you can make an online payment here: https://imjo.in/UPHubh
Or, bring Rs 50 cash with you on the day of the event

4.What will Blank Noise do with the information I share in the registration form?
The information you submit will be used towards:
- Creating a community of Action Sheroes, Heroes and Theyroes at offices who can effect change in their work environments with new perspectives.
- Build and enable more context specific programmes for workplaces.
- Inviting testimonials of workplace harassment to build 'I Never Ask for It' at the workplace.

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Talk To Me
Feb
2
3:30 PM15:30

Talk To Me

Talk To Me intervenes in sites of threat and conflict, by bringing together two strangers, to an hour long conversation, over tea and samosas. The two strangers sit facing each other, to talk about anything except sexual violence.

THE NEXT TALK TO ME IS SCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 2ND, 2019. HOST A TALK TO ME WHERE YOU LIVE. TOOL KIT TO BE PUBLISHED MID NOVEMBER.

SAVE THE DATE. REGISTRATION OPENING SHORTLY!


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Meet To Sleep
Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

Meet To Sleep

Meet To Sleep invites all women, girls, persons to become Action Heroes by taking a nap in their very own public parks.

Action Heroes assert the right to live free from fear and defenceless.

Sleep is protest.

We sleep to create new narratives for our bodies, ourselves, and our public environments.
We, Meet To Sleep, to fight fear, we have long been taught to carry.
We, Meet to Sleep for the right to live defenceless. Trusting even.
We, Meet To Sleep, to create a new reality, through collective action.
We, Meet To Sleep because collective action is powerful and can create new collective memory.

Our bodies will, through new learnt experience, tell new stories ; located in belonging, connection, pride.
Replacing fear, shame and violation.
We Meet To Sleep, to heal.


This is a call to global action.
To create the event where you are or to participate

Pre register via text message: send MTS to 91.9886840612

or Register here

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Unite to Eradicate Blame #INeverAskForIt
Dec
1
12:00 PM12:00

Unite to Eradicate Blame #INeverAskForIt

Unite To Eradicate Victim Blame #INeverAskForIt. Sign up to co create the mission, this December 1st, 2018

Bring the garment you wore when you experienced sexual assault, discrimination, harassment. The garment bears memory and witness to your experience.

In 2023, ten thousand garments will assemble and stand in sites of public significance. Your voice and garment shape the collective mission leading survivors of sexual assault heal from blame.

Participate. Collaborate. Co Create. #INeverAskForIt

Pre register via text message: send INAFI to 91.9886840612

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Listen.
Oct
28
2:00 PM14:00

Listen.

Dear All Women.
Allies, Fellow Action Sheroes, 
Akeli Awaara Azaads, Survivors of sexual assault, 
All Persons,

We Are Done Defending.

The Listener is Active/ Present/ Is Learning To Listen Better.
The Opposite of Victim Blame is Being Believed.

#BelieveSurvivors.

Create a #ListeningCircle in your City / Town this Oct 28.

Step in to build #INeverAskForIt and unite to eradicate victim blame.

Register by emailing in at actionhero@blanknoise.org, subject titled Listening Circle.

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Jan
21
3:30 PM15:30

Bring The Garment You Wore When You Experienced Sexual Harassment: I Never Ask For It. Bangalore

Bring the garment you wore when you experienced sexual violence to Cubbon Park. Bangalore. Your garment is memory , witness and voice to end blame. 

We envision 10,000 garments facing sites of public significance by the year 2022. We are motivated by the conversations it would take to build this together; by the personal and collective healing it could offer. We are also motivated by the idea that building #INeverAskForIt calls each of us to step into our potential towards being another persons safe space. Step in. Offer Listening. Build the #INeverAskForIt listening circle.

Co Create #INeverAskForIt

There will be a series of #INeverAskForIt events across geographies through 2018.
Stay in the loop at facebook.com/blanknoise and at blanknoise.org/ineveraskforit

Cubbon Park  / Bangalore / Sunday 21st Jan between 3 30 pm - 5 pm.

#INeverAskForIt listening circle 2018.
https://www.facebook.com/events/802181063319332/
https://www.facebook.com/blanknoise/

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Jan
2
11:00 AM11:00

Bring The Garment You Wore When You Experienced Sexual Harassment: I Never Ask For It . Kolkata

Imagine the year 2022. Imagine 10,000 garments standing together in public spaces.  Each speaking, " No Excuse For Sexual Violence. I Never Ask For It"  Lets build this together.  

Imagine the year 2022. Imagine 10,000 garments standing together in public spaces. 
Each speaking, " No Excuse For Sexual Violence. I Never Ask For It"  Lets build this together.
 

Location: Rabindra Sarobar Lake


We are motivated by the conversations it takes to build #INeverAskForIt . We are motivated by the healing it could offer. We are also motivated by the idea that, building I Never Ask For It requires us to be each other's safe space. Our garments are our voice, witness, memory and truth. Step in. Offer Listening. Co Create. I Never Ask For It.
http://blanknoise.org/ineveraskforit

There are , I Never Ask For It meet ups through 2018. Look out for one where you live, mark your calendar, show up with the garment you bring to the I Never Ask For It mission. 

Bring the garment you wore when you experienced sexual harassment.

Your garment is memory, witness, voice. 
 

Location details will be shared on confirmation. Email: actionhero@blanknoise.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/1609987839056936/

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