March 13: Nabil Bank recently organized a workshop on workplace harassment for its employees. The workshop organized on the occasion of the International Women’s Day last week to raise awareness on the issue of workplace harassment.
Issuing a statement, the bank said that a total of 70 employees attended the workshop, which was organized in collaboration with Fight Back.
Both male and female employees of the bank attended the workshop.
According to the statement, employees of the bank’s branches within the Kathmandu valley attended the workshop in person while the staff employed outside the valley attended the workshop online.
During the workshop, the participants were informed about workplace harassment and how such harassments are done and how to stay aware of workplace harassment and cope with such situation. The participants were given practical demonstration during the workshop.
Nabil Banks CEO Gyanendra Prasad Dhungana said that this kind of informative programme is important to boost the morale of the employees and to help them overcome such harassments.
The organisers explained the participants about legal provisions related to workplace harassment. They were also informed about ways to protect themselves with whatever tools available nearby, said one of the participants Riya Basnet.