Here is a shocking allegation of sexual harassment leveled by a former Wipro employee Shreya Ukil against her senior. She told to an employment tribunal in the UK that she was hand twisted into having an affair with her boss in their London office.
What was the matter?
Thirty-nine-year-old Shreya Ukil, who lost her job with Wipro has sued the company for up to £1 million. The charges leveled by her is sexual and racial discrimination, victimization, sexual harassment, unfair dismissal, and wrongful dismissal. She asserted that “Wipro has a deeply predatory, misogynistic culture in which men are encouraged to have affairs, attend strip clubs, shout the loudest and support each other.”
In 2010, Shreya, was working as a sales executive at Wipro’s headquarters in Bangalore. Later she was transferred to the company office in London.
Magnitude of Sexual harassment at work place
A recent survey showed that one in three women has experienced sexual harassment at work at some point in their lives. But 71 percent of the women who said they’ve experienced workplace sexual harassment did not report the issue.
(With inputs from techinasia.com)