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As a follow up to last weeks article, we thought this editorial would be a good follow up to our feminism article. Please note this is taken from The Nassau Guardian, August 8th, 2018 Religion: Let's Talk About It Section: Sexual Harassment by Barrington Brennen
Too often we hear of cases of sexual harassment in the work place. The workplace should be emotionally safe for both employees and employers. However, far too many people do not feel so safe on the job. There are countless reports of verbal and sometimes physical conflicts and intimidations. Perhaps the most insidious and common kind of problem on the job is sexual harassment. It is a problem that is very difficult, painful and oftentimes embarrassing to talk about. Too often, it remains unchallenged because of threats, shame, intimidation and severe abuse of power.
Sexual harassment is defined as "unsolicited physical contact and advances toward someone; a demand or request for sexual favors; sexually-colored remarks with colleagues on the job; showing pornography; and any other unwelcome physical, verbal or non-verbal conduct of a sexual nature". Read more
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This is Maria Paddock's Response to our editorial on July 27th, 2018.Click Here read editorial
"Even the so called Bahamian conchyjoe deal with the same things as black Bahamian. This is not about color but about being able to live in this world. If we take a long hard look at the world today people from all countries are everywhere trying to survive. It's sad the way the world is nit we need to stop looking at skin color and at people and who they are. DON'T JUDGE A BOOK BY IT'S COVER"
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