Workplace harassment is a social evil that is often brushed under the carpet for various reasons. While ‘goodwill of the company’ and ‘public image’ are only a few that are cited, the regressive psyche that expects women to be tone-deaf to comments and harassment is one that doesn’t find a mention.
It is more common than you think and it is arguably the most pressing problem of the 21st century. Do not mistake it to be homebound; the spread of misogyny has claimed the professions of many successful women in their prime, across borders.
In a similar predicament, Minahil Khan, a lawyer from Pakistan recently took to Facebook to share her ordeal and expose the misogyny she was subjected to and it will make you feel sorry for our kind.
Read her entire post here.
This is one of those incidents that make me think twice about the society we live in and the way it treats its women. But the question remains, how long before men in power stop taking advantage of their position? How long?