A Critical Study on Sexual Harassment in IT Companies with special reference to Chennai

  • Nandhu B.
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  • Nandhu B.

    Student at Saveetha School of Law, India

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This research explores the various difficulties that men and women who work late hours encounter, with a particular emphasis on topics pertaining to sexual harassment, health effects, and safety. The goal is to recognize these issues and suggest solutions so that everyone may work in a safer and healthier environment. First, the research looks into the unique safety issues that women face when working late shifts. This entails assessing possible dangers including using public transit, going on solitary walks in dimly lit places, and coming across strange or remote work surroundings. By identifying these issues, focused plans may be created to improve safety procedures and give female employees support networks.Secondly, the short-term and long-term health impacts of late-night work on both women and men are examined. Research has shown that irregular work schedules, disrupted sleep patterns, and exposure to artificial light can lead to various health issues, including insomnia, fatigue, and increased risk of chronic diseases. By understanding these health implications, employers and policymakers can implement interventions to promote employee well-being and mitigate adverse effects.Finally, the research explores the issues that men and women deal with when it comes to sexual harassment at work. Instances of misbehaviour and harassment continue despite efforts to address this problem, especially during late-night hours when fewer people are around. Organizations may create comprehensive preventative strategies and support systems to guarantee a safe and respectful work environment for all workers by investigating the underlying causes and dynamics of sexual harassment.This study concludes by emphasizing how critical it is to address health risks, safety problems, and sexual harassment issues related to late-night work. Through the implementation of focused interventions and a proactive approach, companies may foster a work environment that prioritises the safety and well-being of all employees, irrespective of gender. This preserves the core values of equality and decency in the workplace while also increasing productivity and retention.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 2, Page 2074 - 2088

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117275

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