Sanskaari Girls Book Club
Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy

We endeavour to provide an enjoyable, respectful, and safe space for everyone. During the course of any engagement with the Sanskaari Girls Book Club, we expect all parties to abide by the following rules. 

We expect everyone to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. No form of bullying or harassment of the Sanskaari Girls Book Club team, other book club members or participants will be tolerated. Prohibited behaviours can include but are not limited to: 

  • Making verbal or written comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age and/religion;
  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination based on age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, medical condition, religion, class, body size, etc.;
  • Abusive verbal comments
  • Engaging in intimidation, following, stalking or cyberbullying;
  • Inappropriate or unwarranted photography, recordings or screen-captures;
  • Creating or sharing harmful, obscene or indecent content;
  • Creating or sharing  insensitive content;
  • Facilitating sustained disruption of engagements;
  • Instigating inappropriate contact or unwelcome attention.


Any actions or behaviour jeopardising safety and/or well being of the Sanskaari Girls Book Club team, other book club members or participants will also not be tolerated. These actions or behaviour can include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitating any violence or criminal behaviour;
  • Promoting or publicising any criminal or violent activity;
  • Violating privacy or image privacy rights of others;
  • Promoting suicide and self-harm;
  • Using content that is hateful, harmful or graphic;
  • Engaging in behaviour or actions that are considered threatening. 


If any participant engages in any of the above-mentioned behaviours, the Sanskaari Girls Book Club team reserves the right to take such appropriate action as they deem fit against such participant, including warning the offender or expulsion from the book club. The team, if they deem appropriate, may even pursue remedies available under law in case of bullying or harassment. If you experience or witness anything that violates this policy, or have witnessed or been subject to inappropriate behaviour while being a part of the book club, you can raise a complaint by emailing and cc


Every incident reported will be taken seriously and dealt with in the strictest confidence.