If you are falling victim to sexual harassment in the workplace, it doesn't have to go unnoticed. According to recent studies, over a quarter of women in the UK have been subjected to some kind of harassment in the workplace. Don't fight it alone.

SHAW is here to give you the details you need regarding your rights in the workplace. Being the victim of such harassment can make you feel silly and you may not want to stand up against it, however, it is vital to future generations of women that we fight against discrimination and sexual harassment.

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Workplace sexual harassment - Sexual Harassment at Work - SHAW

Sexual Discrimination at work can take several forms, whether it is crude or insulting language, unfair treatment or provision of facilities, obstacles to advancement, unequal or outright sexual harassment in the workplace and victimisation. the fundamental core of this kind of discrimination however, lies in the use of stereotypes or prejudice as a justification for inequitable actions that are directed against a person or group because the? happen to be a particular gender. It is really important that people who work in a repressive atmosphere of discrimination or victims who may have directly experienced it themselves know that there are several steps the? can take to obain he?? with the situation.

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Examples of Harassment include:

  • Demands for sex, sexual favours or sex acts of any description
  • Actual sex acts
  • Actual sex violence
  • Unwelcome touching (whether on top of or underneath clothing)
  • Unwelcome fondling(whether on top of or underneath clothing)
  • Suggestive behaviour, remarks or suggestions
  • Indecent exposure
  • Threats of indecent exposure
  • Indecent suggestions
  • Provocative language
  • Verbal threats of a sexual nature
  • Inappropriate remarks about a persons appearance in an uninvited manner
  • Insensitive jokes
  • Lewd comments
  • Innuendoes
  • Forwarding inappropriate emails
  • Pestering for attention
  • Displays of inappropriate material(for example nude or partially nude posters, calendars, and pictures from newspapers or magazines)
This is an educational website about Sexual harassment in the workplace and how to identify and deal with such problems. If you are in immediately danger or fear for your personal safety then please call the police on 999.