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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 1014-1021

Sexual Harassment and Women at the Workplace: A Sociological Review
Amita Mor* and Jatesh Kathpalia
Department of Sociology, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, CCS HAU, Hisar, Haryana-125004, India
*Corresponding author

Sexual harassment is one of the significant social issues of all foundations as of late. Various countries have taken measures to manage the outcomes of such an issue. Inappropriate behavior is available in different structures, for example, physical, verbal, non-verbal and visual lewd behavior. The inappropriate behavior brings about infringement of the essential thing privileges of ladies particularly right to correspondence under article 14 and 15 of the Indian constitution and her entitlement to life and to live with nobility under article 21 of the constitution. Lewd behavior has indicated a consistent increment from a decade ago to the present situation with 29.20% cases enlisted in the year 2015 and which brought about infringement of fundamental invulnerabilities of ladies at working environment. There were 12,860 charges filed with the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) alleging sex-based harassment in 2016. One in three women face harassment in the workplace yet 70 percent of women say they have never reported it. Barely a person feel that the Sexual Harassment of Women at workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 is been so vital and powerful to the working ladies and the working environment, finding a way or solution for punishing such kind of offenses. This is a review-based paper. So, secondary data has been used to sociological aspects. Women suffer with sexual harassment at workplace through literatures and secondary data are the target of the study. The objective of this paper is to learn about the sexual harassment against woman in India and to find the causes of harassment against woman at workplaces and to suggest few recommendations to tackle the issue of sexual harassment of women at workplace. Sexual harassment is at an alarming stage and needs an immediate attention by the organizations as well as government.

Keywords: Sexual harassment, Workplace, Women, Prohibition, Causes
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Amita Mor and Jatesh Kathpalia. 2020. Sexual Harassment and Women at the Workplace: A Sociological Review.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 1014-1021. doi: