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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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Guillermo Eleazar, Quezon City Police District (QCPD) director, identified PO1 Domingo Cena and PO2 Ric Tanguilan, both from QCPD Station 8, as the officers accused by a 21-year-old woman of catcalling her as she walked on the street.
This is a landmark case in Quezon City, being the first [to be filed] against catcalling.
A Malacanang official called on women on Friday to be more forgiving about President Duterte's catcalling and sexist remarks about women, saying the country's Chief Executive was no priest or saint.
Taking issue with catcalling was 'relative,' she said.
Stalking, wolf-whistling, catcalling and leering at women and LGBTs on the street and in public spaces would be penalized with fines or jail time of up to six months if a bill filed on Tuesday by Sen.
1326 known as the 'Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act' provides for a long list of prohibited acts that would be penalized, from light offenses such as cursing, wolf-whistling, catcalling, leering and persistent requests for name and contact details, up to severe violations, like stalking.
It's less vulgar and less insulting than a President of the country catcalling a female reporter on live TV.
While she supports President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, outgoing Senator Pia Cayetano has made it clear that she does not condone catcalling.