10 Real Queries Asked by Women Employees On Sexual Harassment

Anyone who enters the workforce brings some part of their upbringing, values, opinions, prejudices and strengths to the table. These may or may not match the organization’s values and practices. How well we adjust to the prevailing work culture determines how successful our work and career outcomes turn out to be. .

On the AskSHEROES helpline that we run for women employees, most of the questions we get asked, in some way, relate to cultural or personal dissonance with what the law states on POSH. A lot of these are preventable or avoidable if the people involved are better educated on outcomes. Here are some real questions we got asked by women employees from diverse organisations, when they felt uncomfortable, unsure, uneasy or awkward in certain situations.