Sexual Harassment In Jamaica

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Excelsior Community College An Essay Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Module [Research Methodology] in the Tourism, Hospitality and Entertainment Management Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree Programme Tourism, Hospitality and Entertainment Management Tiffany Wilks #20141416 Natoya Sanderson#20141749 Racquel Isaacs #10T10551 Lecture: Mrs Sawyers Date: March 14, 2018 Introduction The meaning of sexual harassment is still not clear to some people and this is creating a lot of problems the work place. According to “ Shenzhen in 2009 approximately 600 questionnaire was given to a percentage of participant which indicate that they were introduce to various forms of sexual harassments and others said that…show more content…
There are challenges, health problems and the need for a national policy framework. Gayle et al said that, Jamaica had no sexual harassment policy, and women’s organization have been lobbying for a long time, yet in 2010, no national policy has emerged from the legislators because sexual violence, sex and sexual coercion continues unabated in the society. Because there is no national policy framework which outlines the conceptualization, the consequences are emotional and psychological abuse, neglect, sexually transmitted infections and more sexual abuse in a milieu without a well-defined position on sexual harassment. So it can be argued, therefore, that a government policy is needed to curtail sex between people because without this legislative framework in place, powerful men will pry on the economically challenged, children, adolescents, women and those in the socio-economic margins of society on a whole. So simply put we need a sexually harassment policy in Jamaica to curtail this type of harassment in Jamaica. The lack of a sexual harassment policy reduces social justice, sexual autonomy and respect for the body of the aforementioned people of country. The Supreme Court ruling (us) in 1986 made sexual harassment act an issue which could not only legally affect the harasser but also the employer as well for failing to enact policies which would lead to the thwartits occurrences.Tindigarukavo (2006) they found that in…show more content…
Sexual harassment is and wrongful act that is done to others this can cause great harm to the individual destroying their lives. Sexual harassment can cause the individual job satisfaction and performance to decrease which can also affect the company has well. Organization must put policies in place to protect their employees from this kind of act and providing them with a hood and healthy working environment. These policies must include policy statement, complains procedures, disciplinary rules towards harasser and communication

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