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Sexual Harassment at Workplace

Experiences of Women Managers and Organisations

Punam Sahgal (punam.sahgal@gmail.com) is with the National Institute for Smart Government, New Delhi. Aastha Dang (aastha.dang@gmail. com) is a research scholar at Women and Gender Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi, New Delhi.

This exploratory research attempts to understand the occurrence and dynamics of sexual harassment of women managers at workplace. While the number of sexual harassment cases is staggering, little is known about the experience that women go through when their personal space and dignity is violated. It seeks to explore how women manage such behaviour meted out to them, what kind of policies and processes do organisations have for protecting them from being sexually harmed, and whether the enactment of a law is adequ ate in safeguarding their interest and reputation. It also draws attention to practices instituted by some organisations that are proactive and gender sensitive.

The research study was funded by the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, under the “Seed Money Assistance” scheme.

Updated On : 29th Oct, 2017

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