What Is Sexual Harassment?
Any conduct in educational and working contexts constitutes sexual harassment when:
- explicit or implicit sexual advances or requests for sexual favors are made as a condition of advantage or disadvantage.
- submission to or rejection of sexual advances or requests for sexual favors is made a condition of advantage or disadvantage.
- sexually offensive language is used repeatedly.
Examples of Sexual Harassment
Direct conduct which constitutes sexual harassment
- A faculty member seeks sexual relationships with a student in return for the promise of helping her/him find a job.
- A senior student touches the body of a junior student in extracurricular activities.
- A staff employee makes a telephone call to his/her colleague to have a sexually offensive talk every night.
Verbal conduct which constitutes sexual harassment
- To tell lewd jokes.
- To talk about a person of the opposite sex in a sexually offensive manner.
Sexually harassing behavior should not be tolerated. If you know of the occurrence of sexual harassment, contact a harassment advisor promptly.
Sexual Harassment: A Consultation Guide
- Our Policy - Meiji Gakuin Will Not Tolerate Sexual Harassment.
- What Is Sexual Harassment?
- Consult a Harassment Advisor First.
- Procedures of Consultation