Office of the Ombudsperson has been established to safeguard rights of women to work so that they may support their families financially, and contribute as better citizens of developing nation. This office has proved as milestone in combating and discouraging sexual harassment of women at workplace and giving them conducive environment.
Functions of office of Provincial Ombudsperson are as follows:
- Deals with complaints of victims of harassment at work place
- Conducts proceedings/ hearing of such cases as per law
- Decides the cases
- Imposes penalties as provided in the Act in cases where harassment is established
- Hears appeals against decisions of Inquiry Committees under the Act