Bullying, Workplace Harassment and Sexual Harassment

INDEX has an updated fact sheet about Bullying, Workplace Harassment and Sexual Harassment. This fact sheet has info and ways to get help. You may have been bullied or harassed. You don’t know what to do. People can be scared to talk about being bullied or harassed. They may fear it will make things worse for them.

Bullying can be:
* name calling
* hitting
* kicking or spitting
* telling lies
* spreading info that’s not true
* taking things that aren't yours
* making others to do things they don’t want to do

It may also be making fun of a person’s:
- disability
- gender
- looks
- race
- religion

Bullying may be repeated over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems. Children and adults with disabilities are 3 times more likely to be involved with bullying or harassment than non-disabled peers.

Workplace harassment can be:
* jokes in bad taste
* slurs
* name calling
* physical hurt or threats
* scaring someone
* making fun of or mocking someone
* insults or put-downs
* showing gross objects or pictures
* interfering with work tasks

Sexual harassment can be:
* unwelcome sexual moves
* asking for sexual favors
* other words or actions of a sexual nature
* touching people without asking
* telling dirty jokes
* saying things about a person’s clothes
* showing sexual pictures or images
* name calling

Please look at our fact sheet:

Bullying, Workplace Harassment and Sexual Harassment

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