GENDER COMPLIANCES FOR WORKPLACES
Rashmi is on the Internal Committee of several organisations with regard to the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013. She works on policies, awareness sessions and all other mandatory compliances under this law.
The Companies she works with/ has worked with on this include:
Jindal Stainless Limited
Select CityWalk Mall
Select Hotels Limited
Le Passage to India
Bajaj Capital Limited
NGO Arpana Trust
In addition to this, she also gives awareness sessions and holds workshops on the Sexual Harassment at the Workplace Law. These encompass not just compliance, but also positive preventative action and the creation of safe workplace environments.
GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
Rashmi is Founder and Trustee of the Woman of the Elements Trust that gives free legal aid to Women and Child victims of Violence who are below the earning capacity of Rs. 5,000. She also co-ordinates with Shelter homes, most especially the All India Women's Conference, to rehabilitate women – through shelter and vocational training.
She has been on an Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence, the other members of which include the Representatives of UN Women, National Commission for Women, USAid, Special Branch of Delhi Police and the International Center for Research on Women. She has also been a resource person for a workshop on the implementation of gender guidelines in distance education from the Canada based Commonwealth of Learning, at the National Indian Open School.
Rashmi has prepared two widely acclaimed ready-reference booklets for the Special Police Unit for Women and Children, New Delhi, which are on Women and Child Laws and their rights as well as the duties of society towards them. These are entitled “Stop Violence against Women” and “Stop Violence against Children”.
A special edition of her book 'Room 103, Nanakpura Thana' was published by Delhi Police and distributed by them to various stakeholders — judges, bureaucrats, decision-makers, and NGOs, among others.
Rashmi initiated a project with the West District of Delhi Police called “Bandhu” which works to cement relationships between the police and the communities they serve — particularly vulnerable women, and children, from lower income areas. This program is unusual for it works at internal awakening and fortification – of the police and the community – so as to build bridges between them.
WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE
Rashmi conducts talks and lectures at schools, colleges and universities on gender, joy, abundance, positivity, duties and responsibilities, as well as on acceptance and inclusion. She has also been invited to be part of panel discussions and fireside chats at several educational institutions.
Rashmi writes children’s books and has conducted and facilitated several poetry and writing workshops for young people at organisations ranging from schools to the British Council. She has also given several talks in schools on personal safety and gender to children aged 6 upwards.
A published author on gender violence, love, abundance, joy, hope, the human spirit, life and death, Rashmi is currently working on a women's multi-faith project.
Previously, she has worked with the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Church on women’s issues. She has also been felicitated as a Karam Yogi by Swami Tejomayanand ji, Worldwide Head, Chinmaya Mission. Rashmi
Rashmi has also been a speaker at the Circle of the Divine Feminine at a Conference at Jaipur on 8th March 2008, held by the Global Peace Initiative of Women, New York. The Conference was a congregation of 350 global women leaders and spiritual leaders from across the world.