FIRE introduces the Indian film fraternity’s first-ever Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) to prevent and redress issues of sexual harassment in the film industry. FIRE’s ICC is based on the Central Government’s ‘Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act, 2013’ and is applicable to all FIRE members at all Kannada Film Industry workplace locations.
The Internal Complaints Committee comprises of 11 ICC members of which 1 member (a woman) is the Chairperson and 1 member (a legal expert) is an external member. The 11 members will hold their position for a three-year term.
The ICC will acknowledge and investigate all grievances of sexual harassment after a written complaint is filed – within 3 months of the sexual harassment incident– by either the ‘aggrieved person, witness, or anyone who wants to make a complaint on behalf of the aggrieved party.’
After conducting a thorough inquiry of the complaint, the ICC will make appropriate recommendations and take actions with police if required.
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The ICC’s official ‘Complaint Form’ is included below.