Sexual Conduct at Case: Sexual Harassment on Campus 12-13

Category: Harassment Policies, Statement School: Case Western Reserve University Statement Rating: Red

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Sexual Harassment is bullying with a sexual edge, intimidation rooted in gender hostility. Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome sexual advance, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical contact of a sexual nature directed at someone because of their gender or motivated by animus based on gender. Conduct that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with a person's work or education or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment is harassment. By this definition, sexual harassment could include (but is not limited to) foul language and lewd remarks; offensive posters; unwelcome touching, hugging, and kissing; and obscene phone calls, e-mails, and text messages.

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