Sexual Harassment 14-15

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of North Carolina – Pembroke Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

Sexual harassment is any unwelcome physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature which interferes with another’s ability to receive an education or work.

The following actions may be considered sexually harassing behavior:

2.1.a. unwanted sexual advances, propositions, or questions;
2.1.b. unwelcome touching of a person’s body or clothing;
2.1.c. public displays of sexually demeaning objects, photographs, posters, or cartoons in a manner that is intended to interfere with work or education;
2.1.d. implied or overt threats, or punitive action as the result of rejection of sexual advances or rejection of romantic involvement; and
2.1.e. sexual assault.

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