Thesis Statement On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

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Thesis statement
India is not a safe place for women to work in. the main reason is the prevalence of sexual harassment at their workplaces.

Introduction
“Sexual harassment” includes unwelcome acts or behavior (whether directly or by implication) such as physical contact and advance, a demand or request for sexual favors, making sexually colored remarks, showing pornography etc. Today the women have to face a lot of problems relating to sexual harassment at their workplaces. There have been many cases reflecting the issues related to this and the unsafe working environment of women employees. Many women afraid of being ill-treated do not step out of their houses and are reluctant from working and using their
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This was the first case to put light on this sensitive issue. The issue resulted in the serious concern of the government and was carefully looked into. This case resulted in the formulation of the vishaka guidelines . The guidelines clearly defined sexual harassment at work place and stated various rules and regulations for betterment of women. The organizations were asked to form complaint committees and take further strict actions for any claim, which would come up, by the female employees or other female workers in the organizations. This was to provide women employees a platform to raise their voice against any wrong taking place at their workplace. Those depressed women who never fought against the wrongdoers and suffered so far, were give a great boost so that they could come up and report their problems. The women were helped to come out of this problem so that they could feel safe their place of work. But after putting so many efforts the results did not seem to be…show more content…
A late review did by an organization on consistence of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 20131 has demonstrated that 97 percent of the associations don't know about the law and its execution . This brings in the sad picture of our country in the way of awareness of different laws and orders, which are passed for the betterment, and security of the
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