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Sexual Harassment or All in a Day’s Work? How Men & Women See It

A dirty joke to an office WhatsApp group, casual physical contact during a conversation, or comments about a female colleague’s appearance. Do Delhi’s modern-day day office-goers consider any of this sexual harassment?

We asked this question to both men and women, and found some interesting, and some surprising, responses. So how much do their views differ? Take a look to find out.

The Dirty Joke

We laugh about it and we share it.
Reena, Chartered Accountant
Women also crack jokes and laugh.
Sahil, Chartered Accountant
I would never send such a joke.
Saurabh, Fashion Designer

Casual Physical Contact

I know what kind of touch it is, right away.
Karishma, IT Professional
People join modern corporate offices and want a friendly atmosphere.
Rohit, Real Estate Developer

Why Don't Women Report Sexual Harassment?

There is such a stigma if people come to know she has been through something like this.
Neeru, Teacher
Eventually, people will judge the girl and say, ‘usne hi bhaav diya hoga’, and blame her.
Ayushi, Chartered Accountant
It is because women feel that they are reporting a taboo. They will only report it after it becomes a very big problem, and men take advantage of that.
Vijay, CSR Professional
Women have so many avenues to report sexual harassment, so it is beyond me why they won’t.
Navneet, Banker

Video Editor: Puneet Bhatia