Sexual blackmail

Other Names:
Bartering of sexual favours

Advancement and success in a competitive society may be dependent on willingness to barter sexual favours in exchange for job opportunities, signature of a contract, or other privileges relating to career advancement. Even within marriage, sexual favours may only be accorded in exchange for other advantages.


Acceptance of sexual blackmail is widely recognized as a condition of advancement of careers in the entertainment industry, notably in obtaining parts in films and plays.

Broader Problems:
Related Problems:
Emotional manipulation
Sexual harassment
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
20.09.2019 – 16:42 CEST