Sexual Harrassment

Sexual Harassment

According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), sexual harassment is any “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature” (29 C.F.R Part 1604.11, 2006). Sexual harassment is not harmless flirting or teasing. Rather, it is deliberate acts of domination and humiliation that threaten a person’s safety causing them psychological and sometimes physical harm. It is important to be aware that sexual harassment can happen to both men and women, even though women report it more frequently than men. Continue reading