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Saying ‘No’ to workplace harassment

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As it is commonly said that society is a vehicle and the two genders i.e. male and female are the wheels of the same vehicle sharing equal load of driving it forward towards progress in all spheres. The responsibility of driving a society forward does not rest on any particular gender, rather on its every constituent. One failing to, or in worst case scenario, kept from playing its part, as required, will keep the society at a good hands distance from its objective destination, despite the other one going the extra mile. Given the necessity, it is imperative for every ingredient of the society to realise the significance they hold in progress of the latter, and hence, strive for the same abreast.

Demographics of Pakistan, in light of the census conducted in 2017, remain evenly distributed between the two genders, with males constituting approximately 51.23pc (106,443,520 in number to be exact) of the total population which stood at 207,774,520; while the rest of 48.76pc population (101,330,000 in number) comprises females.

The literacy rate (ability to read and write being the defined criterion) of the total population stands at 60pc. Whereas 69pc of the male population is rated as literates, the female literacy ratio stands at 45pc, leaving 55pc behind in the darkness of illiteracy, which by the way is more than half of female population. While the barriers to this lag owe their origin to the so-called societal, traditional, and tribal norms, although apparently to-be more psychological in nature, and despite these barriers........

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