3 edition of Is sexual harassment a problem at Sri Lankan workplaces? found in the catalog.
Is sexual harassment a problem at Sri Lankan workplaces?
Arosha S. Adikaram
Includes bibliographical references (p. -188).
|Statement||by Arosha S. Adikaram.|
|Series||SLFI/FES research paper -- No. 3, FES publication -- 65|
|LC Classifications||HD6060.3 .A33 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 194 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||194|
|LC Control Number||2006542255|
Employees are the heart of any organisation. It is said that the employees make or break businesses. The famous text book definition of an employee is anyone who has agreed to be employed, under a contract of service, to work for some form of payment. This can include wages, salary, commission and piece rates. Yet, in practice, employees play a much more important role within the organi. When more than 95 percent of women feel it’s unsafe to travel alone in public spaces in Colombo, Sri Lanka, it’s no surprise that one in four women report sexual harassment on public transportation in the country, according to a new report from the Transport Ministry.. Via the Daily Mirror: “The Minister revealed that a large number of women are being subject to verbal and physical abuse.
The article focuses on the issue concerning the sexual harassment in workplaces. It elucidates the occurrence of employer-employee sexual relationships in some companies, particularly in having relationships with several women employees. It notes that having sexual relationship in exchange for An Employer's Perspective on Workplace Romances. 29% of Sri Lanka female journos sexually harassed at work place: report March 9, am Dilrukshi Handunnetti, the author of the survey report said that out of the 45 female respondents, 13 (ie: percent) said that they had experienced sexual harassment in the work place.
Sri Lanka has topped the list of sexual harassment cases in the South Asian region especially relating to women being harassed in public transport, the Legal Aid Commission said yesterday. Like workplace bullying, workplace sexual harassment is a problem for management. While I believe that women should be empowered to speak up in the face of inappropriate remarks, expecting employees to deal with sexual harassment on their own is both unrealistic and an abdication of management’s responsibilities.
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Sexual Harassment at Sri Lankan Workplaces, and its Legal Remedy W. Mihiri Madhushika Karunarathne Sexual harassment is a closed-door, social evil that has not being discussed sufficiently. Although it is a common problem for all irrespective of gender, in Sri Lanka women are the most vulnerable to sexual harassment in the workplace File Size: KB.
This article attempts to fill this gap, by exploring how gendered behavioural norms instilled by Sri Lankan culture, shape perceptions about every day socio-sexual behaviours that occur in workplaces, influencing the interpretation and perception about workplace sexual by: 7.
Sexual harassment in workplace, a serious issue – Senior Law Lecturer. By Manjula FERNANDO. Senior Lecturer of Law at the Colombo University A. Sarveswaran says ‘sexual harassment in workplaces’ is a serious issue that needs to be addressed urgently with effective legal provisions in the country’s legislature.
There are many ways to get the harassment to stop. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace explains your options and how to take action. This book teaches you: Why sexual harassment occurs - How Title VII can protect you - What the EEOC and FEPA do and how to contact them - What steps your employer must take - Who you can turn to for help - How to Cited by: 5.
Sexual harassment is a type of harassment involving the use of explicit or implicit sexual overtones, including the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors. Sexual harassment includes a range of actions from verbal transgressions to sexual abuse or assault.
Harassment can occur in many different social settings such as the workplace, the home, school. Answer 1 of Yesterday night (3/1/) around 8 pm my sister and me were sexually harassed by a guy on a motorcycle in a small street near the Negombo beach.
He touched us and came back twice on his motorcycle, only our screaming stopped him from doing anything. Sexual harassment in the workplace: The effect of perpetrator attributes and recipient attributes TP Arosha S. Adikaram, Chandra Gunawardena Sri Lankan Journal of Management 16 (), Dr.
Adikaram has a number of publications to her credit, including the books titled ‘Is Sexual Harassment a Problem in Sri Lankan Workplaces’ (publishers: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and Sri Lanka Foundation) and ‘Labor Law and Relations: a Human Resource Management Approach’ (publisher: Stamford Lake Publications).
According to a survey carried out by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), almost 29% of Sri Lankan female journalists have experienced sexual harassment in their work places. Sexual harassment is really a problem in Sri Lankan workplaces.
In above comments, people have discussed several ways of preventing it either proactive or reactive way. I would like to say that there is a vital role to play by the employer to prevent Sexual harassment in their work places. 70% women don’t report workplace sexual harassment, employers show poor compliance An IndiaSpend analysis of available data and conversations with working women showed there was an increase in Author: Manisha Chachra.
The recent upheavals of sexual harassment of women at workplaces in India are highly disturbing. It is baffling to know that there has been a sharp rise in sexual harassment of women at workplaces.
According to NCRB statistics, cases of sexual harassment of women within workplaces have more than doubled between Author: Megha Kashyap.
Sinceat iPleaders, we have been working on the problem of sexual harassment at workplace in before the law was notified we knew that it will not be easy to implement it in letter and spirits.
Back in August we were already building the earliest tools to help individual employees as well as corporate India to make sense of the law and writing the earliest blog : Ramanuj. Adikaram, Arosha Sarangie ‘Unwanted’ and ‘bad’, but not ‘sexual’: non-labeling of sexual harassment by Sri Lankan working women Introduction Even after decades of extensive and intensive research, discussions, debates, legislation, and strategies, sexual harassment at the workplace is still fraught with ambiguity.
Sri Lankan companies are signing up for a ‘Code of Conduct' against sexual harassment at work. Last week, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and the Employers Federation of Ceylon (EFC) launched a Code of Conduct, and procedures to address sexual harassment at work.
The code was developed with help from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Sexual harassment in the workplace is "widespread and commonplace" in the United Kingdom, according to a six-month study by members of Parliament (MPs), but employers are ignoring the problem and.
Background to my research I have been researching sexual harassment at the workplace for the last decade or so, exploring many areas such as the experiences of Sri Lankan working women, their.
Sexual harassment at work is a global problem. Now, the world is finally talking about it. Inhe was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by.
Here are 14 statistics on sexual harassment in the workplace that show how much of a problem it is. 75 percent of workplace sexual harassment goes : Mia Mercado.
More than 70 percent of women aged 15 to 45 surveyed in Sri Lanka said they’d experienced sexual harassment on public transportation. The survey was conducted by the Legal Aid Commission. Via Lankasri News: “[Chairperson of the commission] Mr.
Wijeratne said that the victimized women in public transport were reluctant to complain the matter to [ ].
norms in uences Sri Lankan working women’ s interpretation of sexual harassment at workplaces’, South Asian Journal of Human Resource Management, vol.
1, no.1, pp. Handbook on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Though sexual harassment at the workplace has assumed serious proportions, women do not report the matter to the concerned authorities in most cases due to fear of reprisal from the harasser, losing one’s livelihood, being stigmatized, or losing professional standing and personal reputation.Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.
Establishing an anti-harassment policy, training staff to follow and understand the policies and enforcing a zero tolerance rule in the workplace are just the beginning when it comes to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.