Founder, SHLC-Sexual Harassment Legal Compliance Advisory
Aparajita Amar, Founder of SHLC-Sexual Harassment Law Compliance Advisory, she is a Certified Sexual Harassment and Workplace Diversity Advisor and an Advocate. At SHLC, Aparajita and her colleagues provide documentation, consultation and advisory services to organizations, assisting them in complying with the Sexual Harassment Laws. They work on drafting anti-sexual harassment policies, sensitization and awareness sessions and ICC capacity building, enabling workplaces to be inclusive, diverse and gender neutral.
She has designed and conducted training, sensitization and awareness workshops for employees, supervisors and senior management. She is an external member for several organizations. She has also designed and conducted capacity building and strengthening programmes for Internal Complaints Committee Members.
She is also a Legal Development Programme (LDP) Member for Strengthening Road Safety in India organized by the Bloomberg Initiative and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Global Road Safety and has attended workshops held in Beijing and Geneva. She is a graduate from Amity Law School, Delhi and has previously worked as a Law Researcher with Hon’ble Justice Gita Mittal at the Delhi High Court.
Aparajita has researched extensively on women empowerment laws. She has deposed before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, 2016. She has co-authored several papers such as ‘The emerging laws relating Surrogacy: A procreational right for Single Parent, Transgenders and Foreigners”, published on the SCC Online blog. She has also presented a paper at the Conference on Statelessness and Citizenship organized by Center for Statelessness and Refugee Studies on Surrogacy Law. Aparajita has also authored and presented a research paper at the National Conference on Indian Society and Emerging Social Issues – “Need for recognition of Marital Rape in India” at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law which was been published in a book “Contemporary India and Gender”. She has authored papers such as “Accident Information Report- the Importance and Need” published on livelaw.