Working While Female Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

Miss the first three posts in this 16 Days series? Start right here.

A friend of mine once told me how a stranger sexually harassed her at work. She was a pharmacist at a drug store like CVS or Walgreens; the perpetrator was a customer, who even lurked outside the store until she was done with her shift. When she came outside, he accosted her and made her feel truly threatened. It was definitely a traumatizing experience.

Maybe this kind of thing has happened to you as well; if not, it’s likely happened to someone you know. Sexual harassment occurs in every conceivable type of workplace, and in the restaurant/hospitality and retail sectors more than any other. Sometimes, the perpetrator is a boss or colleague. Other times, it’s a customer.

That’s the scenario Shin-hye faces during season one of It’s OK to Be Sensitive! Watch this nine-and-a-half minute webisode:

Last warning: SPOILERS AHEAD!

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He Reeeeeally Wants to Make a Sex Tape. She Reeeeeally Doesn’t.

Did you miss the first two posts in this series? Catch up on the first one here, and the second one here.

Before we dive into this third installment in the F.A.D. 16 Days of Activism series, a heads up: I hoped to post daily during the 16 Days, but I’ve realized I can’t keep up the pace. I have more to say about the women’s rights issues in each It’s OK to Be Sensitive! episode than I thought! Even so, we ain’t stopping! Now, check out the next webisode:

Before moving on, be sure to watch the nine-minute webisode above, because after this, THERE BE SPOILERS. And remember to click the CC button to get English subtitles.

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