ENG 105 | Section 10
Dr. Deena Forkan
NORTH SOUTH UNIVERSITY
Date of Submission: June 23, 2011
ID: 081 735 530
To: Dr. Deena Forkan Date: June 21, 2011 From: Farzana Aktar RE: Proposal for research (081 735 530) paper on sexual harassm- ent in the workplace.
Sexual harassment in the workplace was unnoticed and many times ignored until recent times. It is a very complicated issue which includes many aspects like legal, emotional, civil rights, and personal. Besides that it is really hard to define as it includes a range of behavior from seemingly mild transgressions to actual sexual abuse. Most of the time women are the victims but men could also be a victim. In a culturally conservative country like Bangladesh, girls who have faced such incidents hardly speak out or seek legal help. In most of the cases finding no other way they leave the job. Sometimes parents do not permit their daughter to have a job to avoid such incidents. Because these incidents can have a serious impact on their family, social, and most importantly in their personal & emotional life. As a result many girls end up just being a home maker despite of the fact that they might have the capabilities to excel in their career.
Areas of research:
I have identified some topics and questions to study which would be needed to complete my research paper: (1) What are the form sexual harassments and what are its criteria? (2) Who are the culprits and who are the victims?
(3) Is it a form of...
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