Nondiscrimination/Anti-Harassment Policy and Grievance Procedures 13-14

Category: Harassment Policies School: Princeton University Statement Rating: Yellow

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Listed below are examples of behavior that can constitute sexual harassment. The list is not all-inclusive; in addition, each situation must be considered in light of the specific facts and circumstances to determine if sexual harassment has occurred. * Pressure for sexual activity or sexual favors; * Unwelcome touching of a person’s body, hair or clothing; * Unwelcome sexual jokes or comments (including favorable comments about someone’s gender, body, clothing, appearance, etc.); * Disparaging remarks to a person about his/her gender or body; * Asking about a person’s sexual fantasies or sexual activities; * Repeatedly asking for a date after the person has said no; * Nonverbal behavior, such as making sexual gestures with hands or through body movements; * Displaying sexually explicit posters or pictures; and * Electronic communications, such as e-mail, text messaging and internet use, that violate this Policy.

Listed below are examples of behavior that can constitute [discriminatory] harassment. The list is not all-inclusive; in addition, each situation must be considered in light of the specific facts and circumstances
to determine if harassment has occurred.
* Unwelcome jokes or comments about a legally protected characteristic (e.g., racial or ethnic
jokes);
* Disparaging remarks to a person about a legally protected characteristic (e.g., negative or
offensive remarks or jokes about a person’s religion or religious garments);
* Displaying negative or offensive posters or pictures about a legally protected characteristic;
* Electronic communications, such as e-mail, text messaging and internet use, that violate this
Policy; and
* Stereotyping

 

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