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Three founders ousted in three weeks; why startups fail to check sexual harassment

“I don’t think sexual harassment has anything to do with the startup ecosystem or can be limited in that bracket. It’s a global phenomenon, happens in companies of all sectors and all sizes,” says Roma Priya, legal adviser and founder of Burgeon BizSupport LLP. “It’s just that a lot of young folks of this generation do not compromise when their abilities are undermined for being a woman. Women are more aware of their rights today.” She feels that in most startups the founders are too engaged in building a company and growing the business and often forget to build the right culture. “When it comes to startups, their hiring priorities are often on finding the right talents and creating an aggressive and ambitious team to achieve their desired outcomes. It takes a lot of effort to simultaneously focus on building a culture that’s inclusive and equally protective for women,” she adds. Systems and processes
Priya says most cases of sexual harassment at workplace go unreported and women of…