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#MeToo movement: How India Inc is handling sexual harassment at workplace

According to a gender diversity report by TeamLease from 2016, 72% of women respondents lacked faith in the organisational measures to deal with sexual harassment

#MeToo: How India Inc getting to grips with sexual harassment at workplace

A fine indicator of summer’s approach is when most Indian businesses become suddenly eager to discuss women’s issues, usually in the fortnight ahead of March 8, which marks International Women’s Day. November feels cold by comparison, as several companies reject requests to talk about their measures for tackling workplace sexual harassment, or hesitate to do so. The press relations manager for a snacks company even wonders aloud: “Why is this story being done now? As far as I know, the #MeToo topic has died down.” If the recent acceleration of the movement ...