Hewlett pacard - mark hurd
Idea cellular - Pradeep srivastava
Penguin - David Davidar
Nalco - C. Venkatramana-
unwelcome sexually determined behavior as
physical contact and advances,
sexually colored remarks,
showing pornography and
sexual demands, whether by words or actions.
Such conduct can be humiliating and may
constitute a health and safety problem
54% (272) had experienced some form of
workplace sexual harassment.
27% of the 272 respondents experienced
harassment by their colleague,
while 17% were harassed by their superior.
79% of the victims are women;
21% were men.
12% had received threats of termination if they
did no comply with the requests of the sexual
banking and finance Sales
lecturing and teaching
The majority of complaints come from women, however the number of
complaints filed by men is increasing, along with increasing numbers of
men filing against female supervisors.
Male harassment in India
The biggest reason why these cases were never reported was "social
ridicule" and because they felt they wouldn't be believed due to India's
IN IT INDUSTRY:
88% women subjected to sexual harassment at workplace in IT sector:
At MNCs, sexual harassment complainants face uphill battle
P&G in Bhopal ,a plant manager harassed a female employee .He was fired but
the issue was brushed under the carpet and he now works at a rival company
a Chartered Accountant who was in her late 30s when she was working with
KPMG in 2006 and holding a senior position, allegedly faced sexual harassment
at the workplace
Banwari devis case – visakha judment
The Sexual Harassment of Women at
Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and
Redressal) Act, 2013
Does not cover women in armed forces and
was born in a middle class Kannada family in
IIT Chennai- Mechanical engineering
Head of sales and marketing
Director of Infosys BPO ltd
CEO (FROM 2003)
CEO and president(20082013)
Phaneesh Murhty joined Infoys in 1992 as a marketing
manager of US markets.
He rose to become the head of Infosys’ worldwide sales
He also became one of the youngest directors on its
He is credited with winning for Infosys its first milliondollar contract in 1994
The company had paid $570,000 to Phaneesh
Murthy as part of the final settlement of his
Phaneesh was often called the ‘other Murthy’
of Infosys and had many admirers within and
outside the company. He was also the highest
paid executive in the company with a take
home package of Rs 2 crore.
In January 2003, he founded Quintant Services Limited, a BPO company
based out of India, which was acquired by iGATE Global Solutions Ltd.
He became chief executive officer of iGATE Global Solutions in August
He was appointed director in 2006 and was appointed as president and
CEO in 2008.
In 2010, shareholders again elected him as a director. His term was to end
He is also a board member of Patni Computer Systems, which iGate
acquired in 2011.
With 29 years of industry experience, he is considered a veteran in the IT
industry. iGate thrived under his able leadership.
"Harassment is a way for a man to make a
Need for power!
Women doing traditionally what are
considered as men’s job are more harassed
E.g.: investment bankers
Many men enter the workplace when teasing
was not a big thing
So they think Its all right
Difference between perceptions between men
Difference between intent and impact
Only 3 % of the women complain the cases
They fear they will not be believed
They fear retaliation
"women feel a responsibility to be emotional
managers of relationships and often want to
keep things friendly,"
Depression, anxiety, shock, denial
Anger, fear, frustration, irritability
Insecurity, embarrassment, feelings of betrayal
Confusion, feelings of being powerless Shame,
self-consciousness, low self-esteem
Guilt, self-blame, isolation
Decreased job satisfaction
Unfavorable performance evaluations
Loss of job or promotion
Drop in academic or work performance due to
Withdrawal from work or school
Change in career goals
A survey conducted sows that about 66% of the
women are not aware of the laws!!
A change in the way we think and see!!!