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Sex 

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A person cannot discriminate or harass you because of your sex. The Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms prohibits anyone to:

  • treat you differently because of your sex
  • de vous faire des commentaires offensants et répétés liés à votre sexe
  • behave repeatedly in an offensive manner towards you in relation to your sex
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You believe you have been a victim of discrimination or harassment based on your sex?

The Commission can help you recognize discrimination or harassment and take action to prevent or stop a discriminatory behaviour.

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Did you know?

In 1977, the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms was amended to include sexual orientation as a prohibited ground of discrimination. Québec then became the first province in Canada to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Learn more...

Find all our publications, training and other resources available on this ground.

 

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It is the emotional, emotional or sexual attraction to someone. For example, being heterosexual, homosexual or bisexual.
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