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Where do you draw the line on bullying, harassment and discrimination?

In order to challenge all forms of bullying, harassment and discrimination we first have to understand what is bullying, what constitutes as harassment and in what way do people experience it.

People can experience behaviours in different ways; thoughtless comments or jokes to one person may be deeply offensive to another and could have a sustained negative impact on their working life.

 

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Read the following statements and decide where you would draw the line.

  

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People can experience behaviours in different ways; thoughtless comments or jokes to one person may be deeply offensive to another. Where we as individuals ‘draw the line’ on what we believe to be bullying behaviours or harassment may vary considerably. 

We know it can be difficult to navigate these kinds of issues, this exercise is meant to start a discussion and get people thinking and talking.

What we ask is that you consider other people’s views and opinions and how they might experience different situations. 

If you see or experience bullying, harassment or discrimination report it and get support

www.manchester.ac.uk/we-get-it report it