Environmental harassment: sexual harassment due to a hostile work environment.
It is a type of workplace sexual harassment that occurs when physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature occurs, creating an intimidating, humiliating or hostile climate that affects a person's work.
Sexual behaviors can come from the victim's peers or from anyone who interferes / lives with him or her in the work environment. It is not necessary for the victim to have suffered an injury or lost a job benefit.
On many occasions this type of sexual harassment is normalized or justified as a joke or harmless behavior.
- It can come from the victim's peers.
- Many times, normalized or justified.
Sexual blackmail: typical sexual harassment.
It is the most common and well-known type of bullying. It is generated when an employer conditions the granting or maintenance of certain employment benefits in exchange for sexual favors or when they are punished for not accessing them.
It can be expressed through unwanted or rejected physical or verbal conduct of a sexual nature by one or more people who take advantage of a position of authority or hierarchy in a company against another person, submitting them and making them tolerate their behaviors or invitations of a sexual nature.
- It comes from a position of authority.
- Many times, due to the position of power, the only option is to tolerate these acts.