Sexual Harassment (Module - 1)

Understanding Gender at the Workplace

Sexual harassment has been described as a conduct that is intimidating, coercive and bullying, that includes unwelcome sexually determined behavior.
In the workplace, it is considered to be one of the most pervasive and offensive forms of subjugation and discrimination of women. This module aims to provide:
  • Contextual understanding of sexual harassment in the workplace as a form of gender discrimination
  • Understanding the historical underpinnings of sexual harassment at the workplace
  • A specific definition of the workplace
  • An overview of national and international frameworks that promote women’s equality in the workplace

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