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What are the different types of harassment’s and their definitions?
Sexual assault takes many forms including attacks such as rape or attempted rape, as well as any unwanted sexual contact or threats. Usually a sexual assault occurs when someone touches any part of another person's body in a sexual way, even through clothes, without that person's consent.
Sexual harassment is a form of persistent unwelcome physical or verbal behaviors that is sexual orientation by nature. This includes unwelcome advances, requests for sexual favors, offensive remarks, or off-color jokes that are sexual by nature. The victim and the harasser can be of the same or different genders.
Age discrimination is being treated unfairly or badly because of one’s age and not merit. This form of discrimination is common to people at the age of 40 and above.
Gender Identity discrimination is being treated or treating another unfairly of badly mainly because of the person’s gender identity.
Racial discrimination s being treated unfairly or badly based on your distinct physical characteristics; or treating another in such manner.
Religious discrimination is being treated unfairly or badly because of your affiliation with a particular system of faith and worship.
Aged based harassment is repeatedly uninvited comments, conduct or behaviors that target a person of a specific age group.
Gender based harassment is persistent unwelcome physical or verbal behaviors directed to a person of a specific gender that creates unpleasant or hostile situation to the target person.
Racial harassment is persistent unwelcome behaviors (physical or verbal) that are based on a person’s physical characteristics (like color of skin or person’s place of origin), with a potential of creating a hostile or unpleasant situation to another.