International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 8, Issue 12, December 2018 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Sexual Harassment of Women in Sri Lankan Public Bus Service
      Rajaguru, T. R
Abstract: There are tremendous gender issues prevailing in Sri Lankan Context. Some Issues had been discussed in the international forums as well. As a result of that discourse United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) has exclaimed that 90% of women are being harassed while they are travelling by public transport services in Sri Lanka and it is the main cause to minimize the women’s enrollment for jobs. Labour force survey of the 1st quarter in 2017 explicated that female labour force 37.6% while the male labour force is 75.1%. This study sought to find out the frequency of women are being harassed in public service buses and which type of sexual harassment ways that they are experiencing, type of journeys they are being harassed and the time of the day they face harassments and women’s suggestions to make the Public bus service as a safer mode of transportation.

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Rajaguru, T. R (2018); Sexual Harassment of Women in Sri Lankan Public Bus Service; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 8(12) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.12.2018.p8421
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