In the workplace, women and men often become too frightened to speak out about sexual harassment because of the consequences that could conceivably transpire. (Introductory prepositional phrase) Sexual harassment, a critical issue in every business, due to the fact that it rises more than others think. Any unwanted type of interaction with another person also considered sexual harassment. Sexual harassment has shown, it affects a person physically and can cause them to not function properly in an environment where he or she feels uncomfortable. Everyone has a different perspective of sexual harassment, most people do not truly have the understanding that it can have many different types of meanings, such as inappropriate sexual advances
Men expect women to always be comfortable with compliments, not understanding that if they hold a higher position over them or do not personally know the woman, it makes them seem creepy. Also, sometimes the words or the way it is said can be taken the wrong way. A simple, “You look nice today.” could be taken the wrong way, if it was said by a higher authority or someone of more power. People can also take a simple brush of the hand as someone initiation. Also, if a woman initiates the sexual actions but pulls away, men can claim that she “teased” him and then did not commit and then if they do not back off, the woman claim it as harassment.
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE The meaning of harassment is - “conduct as unwanted or unwelcome, and which has the purpose or effect of being intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive.” (Quick & McFadyen, 2017, pg. 286) Harassment can show itself in many different instances. It can be a verbal or physical offensive action against race, sex, age nationality or disability. When applying the utilitarian view, harassment would not be acceptable. Harassment in the workplace not only causes a person to be uncomfortable, but it also creates distrust within a working group.
Sexual harassment is similar, but it may be less extreme. It is when someone makes unwanted sexual advancements or obscene remarks toward another person. An example of sexual harassment is catcalling. The victims of sexual assault or harassment suffer from many different things after their experience. These acts of injustice are often seen in the work place.
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Sexual harassment in the workplace is an issue that affects many due to the high rise in reported and unreported cases. Both men and women across the U.S and worldwide are being affected directly and indirectly. Certain measures are needed to prevent sexual harassment from arising in the workplace, and it is only through an effective education that this will be achieved. According to the National Women 's Law Center (2000), “Harassment can poison the work atmosphere and negatively impact other workers who are not themselves harassed. In fact, decreased work group productivity was the largest single cost to the government in its survey of harassment.” The purpose of this paper is to describe an example of
25 Oct 2015. In this article, the author explains the many ways men are discriminated against. Moreover, her describes how sexism against men is often dismissed by society and why. He explains, “Society 's scandalous tolerance of rape in prison seems like it is also related to a general indifference to, or even amusement at, sexual violence committed against men.” The author describes how harassment against men in prison is often looked over by society because it seems to be a regular occurrence. This is important because it shows how most people don’t even think about sexism in that way.
One respondent said: ‘In my opinion the harassers have some psychological issues. They resort to this activity to hide their own insecurities and weaknesses as well as their sexual and mental frustrations or to show their dominancy.” From these responses it becomes evident that there are various reasons why boys resort to such hideous actions. They can be psychological or social reasons. Many a times lack of attention from parents can lead a person to get involved in particular activities just in order to gain others attention. Many boys as suggested by one respondent indulge in this activity just to make an influence upon their friends or because of peer pressure to prove that they are dominant and
Introduction A topic that has dominated the media over the past few months has been rape and sexual assault allegations. These largely public cases have dominated the public’s eye and there seems to be more of a discussion regarding these topics than ever before. These allegations have resulted in more public discussions, which have been both positive and negative. Rape is no longer seen as the problem of a woman, but a problem both genders face. Through oppression of female gender stereotypes, victims of both genders have suffered through the socialization process when it comes to sexual assault and rape cases.
I found almost every country making laws to protect women and some have already made the laws but in Pakistan the implementation of these laws are not good. In this what I conclude is that the researchers are trying to explain the side effects of sexual harassment. They were all agreed that sexual harassment decrease job performance, job satisfaction etc and they were making the environment of workplace to the negative side.. They were not trying to find out why sexual harassment exists and why people just don’t get over this. All of the researches had shown the drawbacks but how to stop them one or two researcher has written on that.
Those who commit sexual harassment and their victims often know each other well. Harassment can occur between colleagues, supervisors and staff, or between individuals in a position of authority and dependents. Sexual harassment at work has various negative effects on victims and their organizations. Victims of sexual harassment at work suffer from both direct and indirect effects, including health, economic, social, psychological effects and hindered career development. Enterprises and organizations where sexual harassment continually takes place suffer from direct and indirect consequences to their organizations, including reduction in productivity and profit, damage to their reputation, negative impacts on business relationships, loss of human resources