Glossary of Terms and Definitions

Glossary Term: Cyber Sexual Violence Harrassment


An online behavior that constitutes or leads to harm against the physical, psychological and/or emotional state of an individual or group. It includes but is not limited to sexual comments or advances; attempts to obtain a sexual act; unwanted sexual acts; sexual coercion; spreading rumours; sending damaging messages, photos or videos; impersonations; and other forms of online behaviour that damage a person's feelings, self-esteem, reputation, and/or mental health.

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