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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
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While Roberts received over a hundred catcalls from men all off background, Simpson was largely ignored.
There were a number of catcalls made, including one fan, who shouted at him: "I will burst your face." Shaken, Whyte was ushered to safety by police.
He attended a Hillsborough Memorial Service and through a barrage of catcalls and boos, from some who had heard it all before and had understandably lost trust, he promised us the truth.
But thanks to his love of his family, and a few catcalls from scallywags on the street, Marc found the courage to confront his demons.
He said that PML-N had always wanted the government to complete its legal and constitutional tenure, even at the cost of bearing vicious catcalls of friendly opposition, but ironically the government, ignoring the issues, was bent on axing its own self, which could usher in a political change.
After the game he appeared to cup an ear in response to catcalls.
Too often in the past similar tributes have been scarred by the mindless shouting and catcalls of yobs.
But he shrugged off catcalls from Boro fans to play his part in Villa's third goal when his clearance fell for Gabriel Agbonlahor to fire home.
It is derogatory, the invention of a subset of men who in anger at society wish to set themselves apart with self-effacing irony in a desperate attempt to preempt the catcalls of the cruel and ignorant.
After 30 minutes of Liverpool impressionist Lesley Gibson's dated comedy, there was a lengthy wait, which the impatient crowd filled with slow-handclaps and catcalls, before the 62-year-old soul diva hit the stage at 8.55pm, a vision in shocking pink.
To cries of 'Thank you, Jesus!' and catcalls of 'What took you so long?' a National Guard convoy packed with food, water and medicine rolled through axle-deep floodwaters into what remained of the city today and descended into a maelstrom of fires and floating corpses.
Most of those who stayed, stayed to boo the boss and although the players got a perfunctory cheer the appearance of Robbo sparked catcalls and whistling.