‘Good Morning’ messages to women tantamount to harassment: Kashmala Tariq

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March 19,2019

Kashmala Tariq says "There are several complaints regarding harassment where peon is also involved in the offence"

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  • Offering tea comes in the form of harassment
  • Good Morning messages also tantamount to harassment

ISLAMABAD: Kashmala Tariq, Federal Ombudsperson for Protection against Harassment of Women at the Workplaces, has said sending ‘Good Morning’ messages to women is tantamount to harassment.

Addressing a ceremony at Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce, Kashmala Tariq said, “There are several complaints regarding harassment where peon is also involved in the offence.”

Harassment is not limited to sexual assault only, it can be any kind, she added.

Kashmala went on to say, “If anyone is insisting for tea, it also comes in the form of harassment.”

Later, in a tweet,said "I said unwelcoming n unwanted text messages n stalking on social media is also harassment. And then I gave examples. Media shall not take just one line out of context pls."



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