Examples of gender-based harassment, sexual harassment and violence

Verbal

  • Pressure for sexual favours
  • Unwelcome sexual or gender-based teasing, joking, comments or questions
  • Personal questions about private life or sex life or spreading rumours about the sexual behaviour of an individual
  • Gender-based or sexual comments about clothing or the appearance of an individual
  • Inappropriate and/or persistent invitations for a date
  • To make an employee dress in a sexual or gender-based way at work

Táknræn

  • Óvelkomnar kynferðislegar augngotur eða önnur hegðun sem gefa eitthvað kynferðislegt til kynna
  • Flauta á eftir einstaklingi
  • Sýna eða senda kynferðislegt efni s.s. gegnum SMS, tölvupóst eða samfélagsmiðla
  • Að hengja upp plaköt, dagatöl eða myndefni sem innihalda kynferðislegt efni eða niðurlægja annað kynið

 

 

Physical

  • Rape or attempted sexual abuse
  • Shaking, hitting, kicking, biting or spanking
  • Unwelcome hugs, kisses, petting or stroking
  • To enter an individual’s personal space, such as by leaning over or cornering, provided it is unwelcome behaviour
  • Unwelcome touching, grabbing and groping