What is Sexual Harassment

Category: Harassment Policies School: Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: October 2, 2015

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Several types of sexual conduct directed at another person may be considered sexual harassment, including but not limited to the following:

  • Pressure for sexual favors
  • Unwelcome letters, telephone calls, or materials of a sexual nature
  • Displaying sexually suggestive pictures, objects, or graffiti
  • Making graphic or degrading comments about another’s appearance, dress, or anatomy
  • Discussion of one’s partner’s sexual inadequacies
  • Sexual innuendos
  • Comments about women’s bodies
  • Tales of sexual exploitation
  • Descriptions of pornography
  • Sexually explicit gestures
  • Sexist jokes and cartoons
  • Obscene phone calls

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