Need A Change In Mindset
Apropos ‘Yes, Opinions Can Be Harmful’ by Malika Rodrigues (Aug 9). Undoubtedly, gender discrimination hurts the selfworth of women employees. But punishment including dismissal does not strike at the root of the problem, and is only a temporary relief. The root cause of discrimination is the mindset of the male, and that must change. A strong organisational culture together with regular drive for social awareness and respect for all colleagues are as important as quick punishment, but its not easy to ensure this.