2 OVERVIEW policy and concept affirmative actions behavior characteristicsimpact of individual & institutional discriminationidentifying & countering sexual harrassment
3 OVERVIEW Legal consequences participating in sexual harrassment program componentsIndividual responsibilities of EO and Sexual Harassmentimportance of honesty and open interpersonal comunications
4 POLICYequal treatment without regard to race, national origin, color, gender, or religionapplies both on/off postapplies to working, living and recreational environmentsno provisions for age or physical disability.
5 CONCEPT responsibility of leadership ensure fair treatment of all soldiers based on merit, fitness, and capabilitymaximize human potentialcontributes to unit cohesion and is a readiness issue
6 COMPONENTS command support & leader commitment clearly stated policy sequential & progressive training
7 COMPONENTS effective and responsive complaint system frequent climate assessmentsevenhanded enforcement of sanctions
8 IMPLEMENTATION policy guidance prevention of sexual harassment staffingon-post activities
10 RELATED ELEMENTS extremist organizations Army language policy accommodating religious practices
11 EXTREMIST ORGANIZATIONS inconsistent with responsibilities of military serviceparticipation is prohibitedchapter 4, para 4-12, AR
12 LANGUAGE POLICY operational language is English English is required while performing military functionspersonal conversation not regulatedchapter 4, AR
13 RELIGIOUS PRACTICESIt is the Army’s policy to approve requests for accommodation of religious practices when they will not have an adverse impact on military readiness, unit cohesion, standards, health, safety, or discipline, or otherwise interfere with the performance of military duties.DA Pam
14 SEXUAL HARASSMENT definition types of sexual harassment behaviors subject to UCMJ
15 DEFINITIONA form of sex discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, or physical contact of a sexual nature when:submission to conduct is made explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of job, pay or career, ORsubmission or rejection of conduct is made as a basis for career or employment decisions, ORconduct interferes with an individual’s performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive environment.
16 QUID PRO QUO “this for that” examples: demanding sexual favors in exchange for a promotion or raisedisciplining or firing a subordinate who refuses sexual advancesthreats of poor evaluation for refusing a relationship
17 HOSTILE ENVIRONMENToffensive, unwanted, and unsolicited comments and behaviorexamples:derogatory gender based termscomments about body partssuggestive pictures, posters, or calendarsexplicit jokes of sexual or sexist natureassault or rape
18 UCMJ ACTIONS Article 89 disrespect toward a superior officer Article 91 insubordinate conduct toward an NCO or WOArticle 117 provoking speech or gesturesArticle 134 bribery and graft, indecent assault, orcommunicating a threatArticle 127 extortionArticle 133 conduct unbecoming an officerArticle cruelty and maltreatment