What to Do If Experiencing Sexual Harassment?
Sexual harassment often makes the victim feel powerless. Many victims say there’s nothing they can do, so they just try to calm down. There is much that victims can do to stop the problem, including informal actions at work and formal steps, such as filing a lawsuit against those responsible. The following is what to do if you experience sexual harassment:
1. Speak frankly
The first step is to let the guilty party know that you find their behavior to be offensive. In many cases this can solve the problem. If this doesn’t solve the problem, at least the perpetrator knows that you find his behavior very disturbing.
2. Tell the bully to stop
You can try to tell the abuser to stop, even though this may be difficult for you. Make it clear that you want the abuser to stop sexually harassing you. This is also a very important … Read More