Outsourcing Sexual Harassment in High-Tech?

Here is a fascinating and troubling article in the Christian Science Monitor about the extraordinarily high rate of sexual harassment in the Indian outsourcing community.

According to the article, the India-based Centre for Transforming India has said that 88 percent of women inside India’s outsourcing community experienced sexual harassment on the job. The vast majority of those–83 percent–did not report it. The article also talks about an Indian woman, who worked for Nokia Siemens, who killed herself in 2008 after repeated harassment.


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