Sexual Harassment Policy

Category: Harassment Policies School: William Paterson University Statement Rating: Red Last updated: January 18, 2017

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Sexual harassment encompasses any sexual attention that is unwanted. Sexual harassment can be verbal, visual, or physical. It can range from repeated unwelcome sexual flirtation and inappropriate gender based put downs of individuals or groups of people to physical abuses, such as sexual assault or rape.

Sexual harassment includes but is not limited to:

Gender Harassment: generalized gender-based remarks and behavior.

Seductive Behavior: inappropriate, unwanted, and offensive physical or verbal sexual advances

As reported in Sexual Harassment on Campus: A Policy and Program of Deterrence by the American Council on Education, examples of harassment include, but are not limited to: …  Offensive, crude language; … Behavior of a sexual nature that discomforts or humiliates and demonstrates insensitivity.

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