Ratgrrll's sexual harassment page


what is sexual harassment?
why victims don't usually report
common victim responses
victim impact
options for victims of sexual harassment

legal definition of sexual harassment:

behavioral definition of sexual harassment:

there are many types of sexually harassing behavior, including:

some people do not believe that harassment is so common in today's society because many victims do not report the crime. some of the reasons why victims don't report sexual harassment include:

options for handling sexual harassment:

victim response

the most common response to sexual harassment is for the victim to quit his/her job. when individuals stay, because they want or need their jobs, the typical reactions are (and they are often progressive):

victim impact:

there are clusters of typical symptoms of victims of sexual harassment. sexual harassment usually manifests itself with symptoms of high stress and anxiety.