What is harassment?

“Harassment is unwelcome conduct that is based on color, religion, sex, national origin, age,disability or genetic information.

Harassment at work place


The act or an instance of harassing, or disturbing, or troubling repeatedly. In this situation any Female can use this law even against her boss for sexual harassment at work place.

sexual harassment


Harassment is a form of discrimination. It involves any unwanted physical or verbal behavior that offends or humiliates you. Generally, harassment is a behavior that persists over time. Serious one-time incidents can also sometimes be considered harassment.


Harassment occurs when someone:


Makes unwelcome remarks or jokes about your, sex, age, disability or any other of different grounds of discrimination. 

  • Threatens or intimidates you. 

  • Makes unwelcome physical contact with you, such as touching, pinching or punching, which can also be considered assault.

Responsibility of Employers and service providers

Employers and service providers are responsible for providing an environment or service that is free of harassment. It is your employer’s or service provider’s responsibility to take action when harassment occurs.

What can I do if I am harassed?


Do not ignore harassment. Report it. If you feel fear for your safety, or the safety of others, contact your legal team for further action.

If harassment occurs at work place, you should first contact the person listed in your workplace anti-harassment policy. 

If no policy is available in your office, then immediately contact with legal team for further action.

Keep a written record of the incidents, including times, places and witnesses.

You may also be able to file a complaint. 



Hopefully, you have never been harassed at work place. But what would you do if such a situation occurred? Would you know where to turn and what steps to take? Do you know your employment rights and the laws protecting you?

Know the excuses of harassers to justify their illegal conduct

As the saying goes, there is at least more than one side to every story. Thus, if you are brave enough to speak out, file a complaint, and/or confront a harasser, you should also be prepared to respond to the common excuses.
 You may have ” evidence to prove a harassment case, such as confirmation of witnesses,


Remember, no needs to suffer in silence and no harasser is above the law. Harassment is like a cancer that will only get worse and spread within your office or agency if not properly and promptly addressed. Harassers must be held accountable for their unlawful behavior, regardless of their position within any office. Maintaining a harassment-free environment at work is one important step toward creating a model workplace for everyone.

Examples of different types of harassment

The causes and forms of harassment are wide-ranging and complex.  The same behaviour may be inoffensive to one person and deeply offensive and intimidating to another.  Unintentional or misinterpreted behaviour may cause feelings of harassment.
The examples given below, which include unacceptable physical and verbal conduct, are not exhaustive.

 Sexual harassment


Examples include unnecessary touching, jokes of a sexual nature, inappropriate use of suggestive visual display unit material, and intimidating behaviour such as asking for sexual favours in return for positive academic assessment or promotion.

Racial harassment

Examples of racially motivated actions and behavior, offensive and intimidating behavior such as threatening gestures.

Personal harassment


Examples based on lack of tolerance of personal difference include making fun of personal circumstances or appearance. 

Harassment on grounds of sexual orientation


Threats to disclose sexuality and intimate questions about sexual activity.and sexual remarks and jokes.

Harassment of disabled people


Examples that undermine the dignity of people with disabilities include discussion of the effects of a disability on an individual’s personal life, uninvited touching or staring, and inappropriate questioning about the impact of someone’s disability. threats to disclose sexuality and for sexual questions.

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