Discuss these questions in pairs or small groups:
Do you think work is a good place to find a partner? Why I why not?
2. In a work setting, what body parts of a colleague would it be
OK to touch in your country?
Tick all the
What would happen if you did touch the parts of the body that you did not tick?
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FRENCH FLIRT AT WORK
The engineering workshops at a
well-known engine-maker based in
Paris seem as clean and innocent as
a church these days. The nude
photographs and sexy calendars
that used to be on some of the walls
have been taken down or thrown
For that, the men in the department
mostly have one of their female
colleagues to thank. Brigitte Janin,
an aerodynamics engineer, said she
suggestive photographs from the
moment she joined the company 13
years age. "It was being done just
to provoke women," said Janin, 37.
"When I said we didn't like it, they
laughed at me." The company
finally changed their policy when
they agreed that the pictures could
be a form of sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment at work is a