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What Is Sexual Harassment?

What Is Sexual Harassment?

SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual conduct and it can happen anywhere at anytime. It can include...

1) Unwanted flirting 
Pressing someone after being told to "stop". 
Saying "you know you want it". 

2) Crude Gestures or Jokes
"Dick" jokes or "humping" gestures
Other unwanted crude comments 

3) Touching without consent  
Pinching their butt
Giving them a shoulder rub (all without permission)

4) Sexual favors 
Asking for sexual favors from a coworker 
Being polite doesn't mean she's into you. 

5) Cat calling 
Telling someone they have "nice legs" or to "smile". 
Whistling, shouting, and leering 

Sexual harassment IS a form of sexual violence
SHARE because it's clear too many people still don't know.

At work. On the street. At a bar. At home. No matter where it happens -- sexual harassment is a form of sexual violence. And the person who experiences sexual harassment determines whether harassment occurred. In order to fight sexual harassment, we need to know what it is. Share because too many people still don't know.

 

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Sexual harassment is unwanted sexual conduct and it can happen anywhere at anytime. It can include...

1) Unwanted flirting 
Pressing someone after being told to "stop". 
Saying "you know you want it". 

2) Crude Gestures or Jokes
"Dick" jokes or "humping" gestures
Other unwanted crude comments 

3) Touching without consent  
Pinching their butt
Giving them a shoulder rub (all without permission)

4) Sexual favors 
Asking for sexual favors from a coworker 
Being polite doesn't mean she's into you. 

5) Cat calling 
Telling someone they have "nice legs" or to "smile". 
Whistling, shouting, and leering 

Sexual harassment IS a form of sexual violence
SHARE because it's clear too many people still don't know.

Sources:

1. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

2. RAINN: Sexual Harassment