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Sexual harassment PPT

  1. 1. Dino Vesper 1st MSW
  2. 2. o Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. o SEXUAL HARASSMENT is a behavior. o It is defined as unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature. o For example, a man whistles at a woman when she walks by. Or a woman looks a man up and down when he walks towards her. WHAT IS SEXUAL HARASSMENT ?
  3. 3. SEX DISCRIMINATION • SEX DISCRIMINATION is a behavior. It occurs when employment decisions are based on an employees sex or when an employee is treated differently because of his or her sex.
  4. 4. Sexual harassment includes many things... • Actual or attempted rape or sexual assault. • Unwanted pressure for sexual favors. • Unwanted deliberate touching, leaning over, cornering, or pinching. • Unwanted sexual looks or gestures. • Unwanted letters, telephone calls, or materials of a sexual nature. • Unwanted pressure for dates. • Unwanted sexual teasing, jokes, remarks, or questions. • Referring to an adult as a girl, hunk, doll, babe, or honey. • Whistling at someone. • Cat calls. • Sexual comments.
  5. 5. • Turning work discussions to sexual topics. • Sexual innuendos or stories. • Asking about sexual fantasies, preferences, or history. • Personal questions about social or sexual life. • Sexual comments about a person's clothing, anatomy, or looks. • Kissing sounds, howling, and smacking lips. • Telling lies or spreading rumors about a person's personal sex life. • Staring at someone. • Sexually suggestive signals. • Neck massage. • Touching an employee's clothing, hair, or body. • Giving personal gifts. • Hanging around a person. • Hugging, kissing, patting, or stroking. • Touching or rubbing oneself sexually around another person. • Standing close or brushing up against a person. • Looking a person up and down (elevator eyes). • Facial expressions, winking, throwing kisses, or licking lips. • Making sexual gestures with hands or through body movements.
  6. 6. Four Ways of Sexual Harassment • Referring to an adult as a girl, hunk, doll, babe, or honey • Whistling at someone, cat calls • Making sexual comments about a person's body • Making sexual comments • Turning work discussions to sexual topics • Telling sexual jokes or stories VERBAL
  7. 7. • Asking personal questions about social or sexual life • Making kissing sounds, howling, and smacking lips • Making sexual comments about a person's clothing, , or looks • Repeatedly asking out a person who is not interested • Telling lies or spreading rumors about a person's personal sex life
  8. 8. NON-VERBAL • Looking a person up and down (Elevator eyes) • Staring at someone • Blocking a person's path • Following the person • Giving personal gifts • Displaying sexually suggestive visuals • Making sexual gestures with hands or through body movements • Making facial expressions such as winking, throwing kisses, or licking lips
  9. 9. PHYSICAL • Giving a massage around the neck or shoulders • Touching the person's clothing, hair, or body • Hugging, kissing, patting, or stroking • Touching or rubbing oneself sexually around another person • Standing close or brushing up against another person
  10. 10. Textual/Electronic • Electronically sending messages with sexual content, including pictures and video • The use of sexually explicit language, harassment, cyber stalking and threats via all forms of electronic communication (e-mail, text/picture/video messages, intranet/on-line postings, blogs, instant messages and social network websites like Facebook and Twitter).
  11. 11. TYPES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT oQuid Pro Quo oHostile Environment
  12. 12. TYPES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT Quid Pro Quo – Latin term meaning “this for that”. The term refers to conditions placed on a person’s career or terms of employment in return for sexual favors.
  13. 13. TYPES OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT Hostile Environment – occurs when soldiers or civilians are subjected to offensive, unwanted and unsolicited comments or behaviors of a sexual nature. Classified as hostile if behavior unreasonably interferes with their performance.
  14. 14. Indian Context • Its named as “Eve-teasing” • Indian Constitution - Equality (14) - Dignity (21)
  15. 15. Sexual Harassment at Work Place • Quid Pro Quo – Mostly happens • 17% women’s ver forced -2012report
  16. 16. TECHNIQUES - Direct Approach - Indirect Approach - Third Party - Chain of Command - File a Formal
  17. 17. TECHNIQUES - Direct Approach – Confront harasser and tell him/her that the behavior is not appreciated. Use common courtesy.
  18. 18. TECHNIQUES -Indirect Approach – Send a letter to the harasser stating the facts, personal feelings about the inappropriate behavior and possible resolution.
  19. 19. TECHNIQUES -Third Party – Request assistance from another person. - Chain of Command – Report the behavior to immediate supervisor or others in chain of command. - File a Formal Complaint – take action to formally file a complaint.
  20. 20. THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT AT WORKPLACE BILL, oTo provide protection against sexual harassment of women at workplace and for the prevention and redressal of complaints of sexual harassment and formatters connected therewith or incidental thereto. oIt extends to the whole of India. oRatified on the 25th June, 1993
  21. 21. Indian Penal Code • Section 294 – does any obscene act in any public place, or (b) sings, recites and utters any obscene songs, ballads or words, in or near any public space. Punishment - three months, or with fine, or with both.
  22. 22. • Section 354 force on any woman, intending to outrage her modesty or knowing it likely that he will thereby outrage her modesty Punishment - punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both. • Section 509 Insult and Annoyance Punishment- simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both..
  23. 23. Sexual Harassment in Russia Inter Course 32% Raped 7% Haresed 61%
  24. 24. Legal Guide Line in World Wide Aust Den Mar Fran India Isral Philp Swiz UK US 1987 2005 2002 1997 1998 1995 1981 1975 1964
  25. 25. In India • Punjab Incident – truck driver • Depty Super indent Sandeep - bail • 24,000 – pending cases • 10% complaints
  26. 26. National Women’s day •Feb 13th •Sarojini Naidu •Kanpur
  27. 27. Conclusion •We need a change. •It should be from us.
  28. 28. Dino Vesper dinovesper@facebook.com

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