Violence & abuse


Harassment is when someone acts in a way that makes you feel mistreated or wronged. There are many different kinds of harassment and sometimes it can be difficult to know what it means. You can read more about the different types of harassment below. If you have been victimised, there is help available!

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What is harassment?

Harassment is a form of discrimination that violates someone's dignity. It can include comments, derogatory jokes, gestures or bullying.

Harassment is linked to the different grounds of discrimination that exist. This means that someone is harassed on the basis of, for example, their gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion.

Being a victim of harassment can be very difficult and stressful. But there is help and support available.