simple expression of ethnic, cultural, or religious attitudes. The issue of thevictim's actual guilt or innocence is often irrelevant to the mob, since the mobusually relies on contentions that are unverifiable, unsubstantiated, or completelyfabricated.
To persecute, harass, or torture in a deliberate, calculated, planned, manner.Typically the targeted individual is a subordinate, for example, a fraternity pledge,a first-year military cadet, or somebody who is considered 'inferior' or an'outsider'. Hazing is illegal in many instances.
Unfair treatment conducted by law officials including but not limited to excessiveforce, profiling, threats, coercion, and racial, ethnic, religious, gender/sexual, age,or other forms of discrimination.
Legal Meanings of Harassment
Harassment is the act of systematic and/or continued unwanted and annoying actions of one party or a group, including threats and demands. The purposes may vary, includingracial prejudice, personal malice, an attempt to force someone to quit a job or grantsexual favors, apply illegal pressure to collect a bill, or merely gain sadistic pleasure frommaking someone fearful or anxious. Such activities may be the basis for a lawsuit if dueto discrimination based on race or sex, a violation on the statutory limitations oncollection agencies, involve revenge by an ex-spouse, or be shown to be a form of blackmail ("I'll stop bothering you, if you'll go to bed with me"). The victim may file a petition for a "stay away" (restraining) order, intended to prevent contact by the offensive party. A systematic pattern of harassment by an employee against another worker maysubject the employer to a lawsuit for failure to protect the worker.
Harassment against Women
Since the dawn of awareness in women about rights and specially after great civildisobedience in America laws were made to not only protect people of state against anykind of harassment by state or from any person in power or imposing situation. Every persons rights be it a man or a women were considered sacrosanct by law and equal.Thirty of basic and acceptable human rights are listed below: