Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy 14-15

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of Georgia Statement Rating: Yellow

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Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, non-verbal or physical
conduct of a sexual nature, when:  …

3. Such conduct has the purpose or effect:

a. of interfering with the individual’s work or educational performance;
b. of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working and/or learning
environment; or
c. of interfering with or limiting one’s ability to participate in or benefit from an
educational program or activity

Examples of sexual harassment may include, but are not limited to the following: …

3. Sexual advances, physical or implied, or direct propositions of a sexual nature. This activity may include inappropriate/unnecessary touching or rubbing against another, sexually suggestive or degrading jokes or comments, remarks of a sexual nature about one’s clothing and/or body, preferential treatment in exchange for sexual activity, and the inappropriate display of sexually explicit pictures, text, printed materials, or objects that do not serve an academic purpose.

4. A pattern of conduct, which can be subtle in nature, that has sexual overtones and is intended to create or has the effect of creating discomfort and/or that humiliates another.

5. Remarks speculating about a person’s sexual activities or sexual history, or remarks about one’s own sexual activities or sexual history that do not serve a medical or academic purpose.

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