Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

An analysis of the widespread problem of sexual harassment in the work environment.

This paper presents a detailed examination of sexual harassment in the workplace. The paper outlines the various situations which are considered as harassment, and discusses what can be done to stop or prevent it. The paper documents some well known cases of sexual harassment and outlines the court involvement.
“During the last several decades’ women have entered the workforce by the millions. The entrance of females to what used to be male dominated setting has brought fresh ideas, new perspectives and other positive attributes to every field. In addition the problem of sexual harassment has moved to the limelight as more cases are heard. Sexual harassment has been a problem since the beginning of working for wages. Historically there have been cases of female workers being harassed by male superior of fellow employees and there have also been occasional charges about male employees being harassed as well.”