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sexual harassment

an aggressive, sexually motivated act of physical or verbal violation of a person over whom the aggressor has some power. Sexual harassment in the workplace is illegal because it represents an abridgment of the victim's right to equal opportunity, privacy, and freedom from assault.
Socially inappropriate behaviour defined by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) as ‘...unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature’, or ‘...creation of a hostile atmosphere or abuse of a position of power in a relationship through sexual behaviour or language’

sexual harassment

Sexology Socially inappropriate behavior defined by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission–EEOC, as '…unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other conduct of a sexual nature', or '…creation of a hostile atmosphere or abuse of a position of power in a relationship through sexual behavior or language.' Sexual favor

sexual harassment,

n the U.S. Supreme Court adopted the definition of sexual harassment formulated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Com-mission as follows: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual's employment, (2) submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as a basis for employment decisions affecting such individual (both quid pro quo harassment), or (3) such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual's work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment (condition of work harassment).
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But the thing about catcalls is that it's virtually impossible to remove them from that subtext of power, especially because these words are almost always thrown, repeated, and asserted despite clear signs of them being unwelcome.
For a mean-hearted Chancellor who yearns to be loved, it was The Farce Awakens with a repeat of the catcalls from the crowd at the Olympic Stadium during London 2012.
Another chance for the British public to give standing ovations to Piers Morgan and sling catcalls from the cheap seats at folk who've got the cajones to get up and give it a go.
Barring a brief respite in the eighth, when the Olympic gold medallist finally put together a combination of any note, catcalls continued to rain down throughout a poor ten-round, non-title bout.
Catcalls for poor old Geordieland at 1-4 and he was not alone.
Ripley, wherein a gay sociopath was met not with catcalls or boycotts but rather an $81 million domestic gross and a place in many gay men's DVD collections.
Ronaldo has already experienced the strength of feeling against him in Premiership away games at Charlton and Watford but has shrugged off the catcalls.
Ronaldo was greeted by a thunderstorm of catcalls every time he touched the ball, but he insisted the harassment only made him stronger.
In the current situation, Lawrence has been quietly pleased with the patience and support the majority of fans have shown and accepts the inevitable catcalls he does hear as fair comment.
HHHHH Punker than a Clash T-shirt soaked in Johnny Rotten's spit, legendary Ramones drummer Marky kicked things off by delivering a history of the New York group but his Q&A session was cut short by constant catcalls from the audience.
Lee's second-half try brought Scotland level, but Gregor Townsend, who had crossed for the opening score during the first period, missed the conversion and Felipe Contepomi maintained a 100per cent record with the boot to condemn Scotland to a defeat which was greeted with catcalls from the home fans at the final whistle.
There were catcalls and the `N word' spread around the course, but it died down after a little bit.