Non intimidating definition
The following are some examples of specific types of harassment, but it should be noted that this policy applies to all forms of harassment.Bullying may be characterised as offensive, intimidating, malicious or insulting behaviour, an abuse or misuse of power through means intended to undermine, humiliate, denigrate or injure the recipient.
Some behaviors covered by these definitions might be referred to as rape, sexual assault, or sexual battery in criminal statutes.
It may include: It is important to remember that sexual harassment can occur of women by men, men by women, and also between members of the same sex.
It can also refer to unwanted conduct that is related to the sex of the other person.
More limitations on accuracy are described at the GPO site.
Misconduct that falls within this policy includes: Sexual harassment is defined as any unwelcome verbal or non-verbal sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, and/or conduct directed at an individual(s) because of gender when: While a particular interaction must be offensive to both a reasonable person and to the complainant to be defined as harassment, faculty and staff members and other persons of authority should be sensitive to questions about mutuality of consent that may be raised and to the conflict of interests that are inherent in personal relationships that result from professional and educational interactions.