Sexual Harassment on Campus
We currently live in a time where openly reporting acts of sexual harassment and misconduct is becoming more and more common in different sectors. The path of awareness, setting up of strong institutional mechanisms and a correctly followed due process is a long one, however. We are currently far from living in the kind of world where people do not have to hide narratives of these injustices and can live in a completely safe and inclusive environment. Read this piece to understand certain aspects of sexual harassment as well as a few ways in which to deal with it.
Psychological Safety in the Workplace: The Role of Managers
Feeling accepted in your place of work is a must for any professional. However, many people face the issue of feeling discriminated against due to their race, language, colour of skin, ideas, life stage, and many other reasons. This causes a lot of distress and sometimes is the reason a person quits. Find out what you as a manager can do to create psychological safety in your place of work.
Helping a Friend or Loved One Cope with the Effects of Molestation - An Expert Column
Recently, incidents of women being harassed or molested on the street have been making headlines. This has sparked anger, horror as well as much debate around the country. So what can you do to help if someone you know is a victim of molestation? Since this is a sensitive situation which leaves many of us at a loss for words, here are some helpful tips.
Protecting Your Child
As your child grows and spends more time out of your sight, you need to teach them to protect themselves. Child abuse and assault (both by strangers and by people known to the child) are very real dangers in all countries and in every socio-economic group. It is important to discuss with your children (both boys and girls) the potential risks.
Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse - A Primer for Parents
Child sexual abuse is a topic that obviously makes people uncomfortable. It is a distressing and abhorrent act but a reality that we have to face. Here are some guidelines on how to prevent it.