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80% men 'overly cautious' with women at work after MeToo, shows study

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Metoo Movement  |  Metoo  |  Sexual Harassment

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, almost 80 per cent of men have become overly cautious in their interactions with women colleagues, according to a report.

The study by market research and analysis company Velocity MR, which had over 2,500 respondents across Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Chennai, noted that eight out of 10 people said that formal workplace interactions have been highly impacted as a result of the movement. It found that close to 80 per cent of the respondents said fear of losing their career, family reputation, social stigma, and scepticism ...

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 16:32 IST
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