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Consequences of Harassment 

What is Harassment? 

Harassment is any behaviour, whether physical, verbal, written, or otherwise, that is unwanted and unwelcome, and may offend, or humiliate, an individual. Harassment can be discrimination or abuse of various types. Often, harassment persists beyond the first incident and happens on multiple occasions.

What are examples of harassment?

Examples of harassment include offensive or derogatory jokes, racial or ethnic slurs, pressure for dates or sexual favors, unwelcome comments about a person's religion or religious garments, or offensive graffiti, cartoons or pictures.

What is the most common harassment?

7 Most Common Types of Workplace Harassment


  • Physical Harassment

  • Personal Harassment 

  • Discriminatory Harassment

  • Psychological Harassment

  • Cyberbullying

  • Sexual Harassment

  • 3rd Party Harassment

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Expert Tips to Stop Harassment

So, now we know what types of harassment plague the office, the next step is to stop it. Click to learn more.


How do you deal with harassment?

If you are uncertain, call the police. If you have a restraining order, call the police and have them enforce it. Your harasser may break other laws and police can arrest them for those or the harassment. Click to learn more.

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Advice, information, and support for harassment survivors and for anyone who wants to help. Click to learn more.

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