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Receive reports of discrimination, harassment, sexually harassment and victimization

The KTH Board has decided that zero tolerance shall apply to all forms of discrimination and harassment in accordance with legislation covering students and employees. Discrimination, harassment and other types of offensive behaviour are considered unacceptable at KTH.

KTH has zero tolerance

The KTH Board has decided that zero tolerance shall apply to all forms of discrimination and harassment in accordance with legislation covering students and employees. Discrimination, harassment and other types of offensive behaviour are considered unacceptable at KTH. KTH seeks to be the optimal place of study and workplace. All students and employees should be satisfied in their everyday lives at KTH.

To you who receive a notification

  1. Clarify your own role. Inform the victim/informer of any additional persons you may be will contact. Have an objective and solution-focused attitude in the conversation and treat the exposed employee, suspect employee, with respect. Document in writing.
  2. Hand over the notification and documentation personally to the correct function in your organization.
  3. Inform the suspect/informer that there are counseling and support functions. Corporate Health Care, Security Officers, Trade Unions, Student Health Care.

Routines for receiving and investigating reports

To support your role as a investigator in a case, there is KTH's Routines for employees who are responsible for receiving reports and/or investigating allegations in cases within discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and abusive discrimination. The requirements of the legislation and KTH's responsibilities are described. You will find the routine under KTH's governing document under the heading Gender equality, diversity and discrimination.

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