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Sexual harassment effects us all.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT EFFECTS US ALL

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EMOTIONAL EFFECTS ON THE SURVIVOR
guilt, shame, humiliation, and embarrassment, stress and anxiety, confusion, fear, hopelessness, self-blaming and self doubt, low self-esteem, loss of trust in others, mood swings and irritability, depression, anger, feelings of powerlessness and intimidation, isolation, withdrawal, and detachment from others

PHYSICAL EFFECTS ON THE SURVIVOR
headaches, backaches, and other aches and pains, sleeplessness and sleep disturbances, loss of appetite, nausea, and changes in weight, eating disorders, ulcers and stomach aches, dependence on alcohol and other drugs

EFFECTS ON THE EMPLOYEE
loss of job, loss of income, loss of employee benefits, loss of promotions, reassignment of job position, inability to work or complete job tasks, inability to concentrate at work, drop in work performance, frightened of going to or being at work, tardiness, loss of job recommendations

EFFECTS ON THE STUDENT
increased absences, may drop out of school, lower grades, inability to concentrate, decreased participation, transfer to another school, inability to study or complete assignments, fear of going to or being at school, tardiness

SOCIAL EFFECTS ON THE SURVIVOR
loss of friends, reduction in school activities due to negative self-image, isolation from peers, loss of trust in peers and authorities, inability to concentrate, damaged reputation

EFFECTS ON SOCIETY
decreased productivity, healthcare costs for physical/ emotional effects, lower academic achievement, increased work and school related accidents due to lack of concentration, decreased attendance, cost of investigation and litigation, cost of unemployment benefits and social benefits


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