Sexual Harassment at Workplace and its Impact on Working Women in Multan City (Pakistan)


  • sara Gul The Islamia University of Bahawalpur



Sexual Harassment, working women, work place, problems, Multan city


The research aims to investigate impact of sexual harassment on working women at workplace in Multan city. Working women not only have to face official problems as well as facing domestic matters also. Women constitute an important component of the labor force in Pakistan. But at the workplace, they have to face a problem of harassment during their job. This piece of work centered on the primary source of data gathered by author. Data has been collected from (N=150 respondents) from Multan city categorized in the following manners: 50 women were from education department (from Baha Uddin Zakariya University and women university) 30 women doctors were from Nishtar hospital, 20 Nurses from Nishtar hospital, 30 women from different banks and 20 women employees (sale representatives) from different cellular-organizations. The subjects of study were nominated by random sampling method and the age of respondents was 21-60 years. Data was collected through a semi-structural random sampling method through a questionnaire. In this article for collecting information from respondents both qualitative and quantitative data have been used and has been scrutinized through SPSS version-21(Statistical Package for Social Sciences) in simple form of frequency and percentage. The study concludes that harassment is a ground reality and working women face different problems at their workplaces in Multan city. So here is a need for government, educational department and civil society to introduce such policies which are in favor of working women, individual transport systems, women complaint centers must be established in every city of Pakistan.

Author Biography

sara Gul, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur

Department of Pakistan Studies

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur (Rahim Yar khan Campus)



How to Cite

sara Gul. (2022). Sexual Harassment at Workplace and its Impact on Working Women in Multan City (Pakistan) . PERENNIAL JOURNAL OF HISTORY, 3(1), 149-164.