Their shy daughter, a shade under 4 feet tall, became their only source of income."We needed the money from the dowry," said her father, Ahmed Haider Sayed.I need you to be vigilant about respecting that request and calling her Parvati from now on.” If you get any of this crap about “not unless she tells me herself that she only wants to be called by her real name,” stamp that out immediately. I’m telling you clearly right now that she has asked to be called Parvati, and that I expect you to do that — and I expect you to do that without giving her any trouble about it. ” You’re asking that last part — “can you agree to do that?
Scared, she ran into a bedroom and locked herself inside. "They acted innocent in front of my grandfather," Fayrouz recalled.
Talk with each of the offenders individually and say this: “We’ve talked about this before and I erred in not being clear enough — Parvati’s name isn’t Polly; it’s Parvati.
She’s asked that we use her correct name, and that’s what you need to call her going forward.
That manager needed to use her authority to put a stop to something offensive, and so do you.
You don’t need to talk anyone into behaving respectfully; you need to tell them that it’s not optional.