Definition - What does Harassment mean?

Harassment refers to a person’s conduct which threatens, annoys, alarms, intimidates, or put another person’s safety at risk. Harassment is an uninvited, unwanted behavior which creates a negative environment around the victim being harassed.

Justipedia explains Harassment

Harassment may include, but is not limited to, derogatory remarks, assault, insult, offensive touching, unethical behavior at work place, visual insults, etc. Sometimes, harassment also includes repeated acts which may be bothersome or irritating to the victim like repeated telephone calls.

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