Presentation on theme: "Sexual Harassment Is… Any unwanted sexual attention Any unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of."— Presentation transcript:
Sexual Harassment Is… Any unwanted sexual attention Any unwelcome sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. –Equal Employment Opportunities Commission
Sexual Harassment includes many thing: Unwanted pressure for sexual favors or dates. Unwanted deliberate touching, leaning over, cornering, or pinching. Unwanted sexual looks or gestures Unwanted letters, calls, texts, s, or materials of sexual nature. Unwanted sexual teasing jokes, remarks, or questions
Also it includes: Referring to an adult as a girl, doll, babe, honey, or demeaning names Whistling at someone, howling, or cat calls. Turning work or school discussions to sexual topics Sexual innuendoes or stories Asking about sexual fantasies, preferences, or history.
Also Personal questions about social or sexual life. Sexual comments about a persons clothing, anatomy, or looks Telling lies or spreading rumors about persons sex life. Touching a someones clothing, hair, or body Unwanted hugging, kissing, patting, or stroking.
These too! Touching or rubbing oneself sexually around another person Looking a person up and down Facial expressions, winking, throwing kisses, or licking lips Making sexual gestures with hands or through body movements.
Flirting vs. Sexual Harassment Flirting Receiver feels – Happy – Flattered – In control – Attractive – Important Actions are – Mutual – Flattering – A compliment – Uplifting – Motivated by caring – Legal Sexual Harassment Victim feels – Angry – Sad – Powerless – Ugly – Unimportant Actions are – One-sided – Humiliating – A criticism – Attacking – Undesired – Motivated by power – illegal
Why victims Dont report The blame themselves They dont want to get the harasser into trouble Dont believe anything will be done about the harassment
Stopping Sexual Harassment Tell the person that you do not like what they are doing, make direct statements Tell a friend, counselor, administrator, employer,or trusted adult Keep a record of the occurrence, and what was said or done File a Civil rights claim