Harassment is any improper and unwelcome conduct that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation to another person. Harassment may take the form of words, gestures or actions which tend to annoy, alarm, abuse, demean, intimidate, belittle, humiliate or embarrass another or which create an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment. This has lead to the formulation of anti-harassment policies by several non-government organizations. This study was carried out to find out harassment among women at workplace, types and reasons for harassment generally faced by working women. A cross-sectional study was carried out within the Municipal Corporation limits of Mangalore, a coastal city in Karnataka state. The study participants comprised women working in educational institutions, banks, hospitals, and shops as these are the establishments where considerable number of women work.
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Durba Mitra | Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality
We encourage our students to examine and challenge taken-for-granted assumptions, explore and honor marginalized experiences and perspectives, and question power at personal, interpersonal, social, structural levels. Students in the program pursue critical questions from a range of academic disciplines and learn how activism can promote social change. We challenge students to consider how complex social identities such as race, social class, age, and ability intersect with gender and sexuality to shape the world in ways that are all at once personal, political, local, and global. Our concentration is an appropriate supplement to any academic major. Selina Gallo-Cruz, associate professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross and a social movements scholar, was quoted in a recent article for The Christian Science Monitor on how the MeToo movement and the conviction of Hollywood mogul Harvey …. Not all education takes place in an academic building — particularly at College of the Holy Cross, where outside-the-classroom learning opportunities range from local to global. Skip to main content.
Gender and Cult in the Roman West: Mithras, Isis, Attis
Date June 11, June 12, The intellectual questions Durba Mitra asks are formed as much from her archival research as from her conversations with women on their experiences of social judgment and subordination and their efforts to challenge strict social norms. Perhaps no one has influenced her more than her own mother, who was open with Mitra, assistant professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and Carol K.