ASSHO Gender Policy :
Organization will not, under any circumstances, condone or tolerate conduct, which may constitute sexual harassment on the part of its management, supervisors of non-management personnel. It is our policy that all employees have the right in an environment free from any type of illegal discrimination, including sexual harassment. Any employee found to have engaged in such conduct will be subject to immediate discipline up to and including discharge.
Sexual harassment is defined as:
Making submission to unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors a term or condition of employment;
Basing an employment decision on submission or rejection by an employee of unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors or verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature;
Creating an intimidating, hostile or offensive working environment or atmosphere either by
- Verbal actions, including calling employees by terms of endearment; using vulgar, kidding of demeaning language; or Physical conduct, which interferes with an employee’s work performance.
- We, at ASSHO Afghanistan, do encourage healthy fraternization among its employees; however, employees, especially management and supervisory employees, must be sensitive to acts of conduct, which may be considered offensive by fellow employees and must refrain from engaging in such conduct.
- It is also expressly prohibited for an employee to retaliate against employees who bring sexual harassment charges or assist in investigating charges. Retaliation of a violation of this policy and may result in discipline, up to and including termination.
No employee will be discriminated against, or discharged, because of bringing or assisting in the investigation of a complaint of sexual harassment.