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Sexual Harassment

An advocate with the USF Center for Victim Advocacy is a professional who is trained to respond with compassion and expertise to the victims of crime, violence and abuse. This includes crisis intervention, advocacy and accompaniment, and nonjudgmental support to victims to help them get through the experience and regain control of their lives. If you are experiencing sexual harassment, an advocate can explore options for reporting, safety planning, and advocacy as needed.  


Source: US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 

"Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual's work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment."

Sexual harassment can occur in a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to the following:

Sexual Harassment

Not sure what to do? Contact the Center for Victim Advocacy  24/7 at (813) 974-5757 to confidentially explore your options.