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The Effects Of Sexual Harassment Is A Serious Matter: Which Can Be Detrimental To The Victim’s Emotional And Psychological Health, During And After The Indecent Act.

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THE EFFECTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT IS A SERIOUS
MATTER: WHICH CAN BE DETRIMENTAL TO THE VICTIM'S
EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH, DURING AND
AFTER THE INDECENT ACT.
By
Deborah Lindsey-Manning
Dr. Jones
Human sexuality psych 332
7/27/14

The detrimental effects of Sexual Harassment
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction……………………………………………………………………………...2
Hostile environments……………………………………………………………………2-3
Emotional stresses………………………………………………………………………3-4
Mental health concerns…………………………………………………………………..4
Confronting misconceptions……………………………………………………………4-5
Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………5-6
References………………………………………………………………………………..7

The detrimental effects of Sexual Harassment
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"Sexual Harassment refers to two distinct types of behavior: (1) the abuse of power for sexual ends and (2) the creation of a hostile environment"…that…"consists of unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature as a condition of
instruction or employment" (Yarber and Sayad, 2013, p. 558).
Introduction
In technologically advanced countries, 40-50% of female worker has experienced
some form of sexual harassment. According to the United Nations Entity of Gender
Equality and the Empowerment of Women (n.d.), 83% of girls aging from 12 to 16 has
experienced some type of sexual harassment while attending public schools. In addition,
15 to 76 percent of women are suspected to experience some form of sexual violence
within their lifetime (Entity of Gender Equality, n.d).
Over the past few years, topics regarding sexual harassment continues to make
national news. Sexual harassment continues to get...

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