The Catholic Bishop’s Conference of India (CBCI) on Thursday released the ‘CBCI Guidelines to deal with Sexual Harassment at Workplace’ at CBCI Centre, New Delhi.
The document was released by Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX, Secretary General of the CBCI in the presence of Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas OIC, Chairperson of CBCI Council for Women, Bishop Anil J Couto, Archbishop of Delhi, Bishop Kuriakose Bharanikulangara of Faridabad, Msgr Joseph Chinnayyan, Deputy Secretary General, CBCI, Sr. Talisha Nadukudiyil SD, National Secretary, CBCI Council for Women, Sr. Sneha Gill, Minority Commission Member, Delhi State and experts from different fields.
The ‘Guidelines’ were approved by the CBCI standing Committee in September 2016. They are prepared and published by CBCI Council for Women. These Guidelines will be implemented in all the Catholic Institutions all over India.
These guidelines are an evidence of the Catholic Church in India being seriously concerned about the safety of women and girl children.