As The #MeToo Campaign Takes Wings, These Sexual Harassment Statistics Stare Us In The Face

After the famous Vishakha case that was a landmark judgement which set guidelines for sexual harassment at the workplace, most thought that the situation would improve. But as we see more and more women from Bollywood like Kangana Ranaut and Tanushree Dutta talk about how they were sexually harassed, we understand that things haven’t really improved a lot.

These alarming statistics about sexual harassment at workplace bring us a little bit closer to the truth as many of us think that the world is a much better place for women than what it was. That is only partially true.

In an already difficult work environment where many male egos are constantly bruised when women outperform them, women face a bigger, darker challenge for being abused sexually.

These statistics give us an idea of the situation in a developed country like the United States – imagine how would it be in a developing country like India:

See this too:

Sexual Harassment in India

From Visually.

And this:

Infographic: Where Sexual Harassment Is Seen As The Biggest Issue | Statista You will find more infographics at Statista

What do you think should be done to tackle the issue of sexual harassment at the workplace?

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