Glossary: H

Hijab

A veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.

Heterosexual

Someone who is attracted to a person from the opposite gender (colloquially termed as ‘straight’).

Harassment

Unwanted conduct related to a protected characteristic that has the purpose or effect of violating a person’s dignity or creates an intimidating, hostile, degrading, humiliating or offensive environment.