Office of Equal Opportunity Programs: Publications- Sexual Harassment: What It Is … What To Do About It …

Category: Harassment Policies School: University of South Carolina Columbia Statement Rating: Red Last updated: October 13, 2017

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Behaviors that are considered as sexual harassment include:

* unwelcome sexual advances.
* requests for sexual favors.
* language, graphic material, or physical conduct commonly understood to be of a sexual nature.
* demeaning sexist remarks.
* other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature.

Such behaviors are especially offensive when: 1. it is either implied or clearly stated that submission to or rejection of the behavior will affect or is a term or condition of, the individual’s employment or educational status, or 2. they create a coercive, hostile or intimidating atmosphere, or interfere with an individual’s academic or work performance.

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