Sexual harassment is contrary to the Equality Act 2010 and the University’s Respect@SOAS Policy.
Sexual harassment is unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature which:
- violates your dignity
- makes you feel intimidated, degraded or humiliated
- creates a hostile or offensive environment
- You don’t need to have previously objected to someone's behaviour for it to be considered unwanted.
Sexual harrassment can include
- sexual comments or jokes
- physical behaviour, including unwelcome sexual advances, touching and various forms of sexual assault
- displaying pictures, photos or drawings of a sexual nature
- sending emails with a sexual content