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Sexual Violence: Intervention

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This article lists several unwanted behaviors that may be considered sexual harassment. It then gives suggestions on how to confront and stop sexual harassment and harassers.
Authors: Feminist Majority Foundation
September/October 2009
This scholarly article discusses the prevalence of sexual harassment within the military and the lack of protection under Title VII. According to the article, 70-90% of female veterans reports the experience of sexual harassment, but often have no redress for their offender’s words and actions.
Authors: Rachel Natelson, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
2005
In this issue of the Advocate Newsletter, the focus is on the legal issues a sexual assault victim may encounter in her employment setting.
Authors: Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs
Revised September 2007
This guide is intended to put the issue of schoolwide violence prevention in context for educators and outline an approach for choosing and creating effective prevention programs.
Authors: Jeffrey Sprague, Ph.D., Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior, University of Oregon
November 2011
This report presents findings from a nationally representative survey on sexual harassment in grades 7-12. It offers concrete recommendations and promising practices for preventing sexual harassment directed at school administrators, educators, parents, students and community members.
Authors: Catherine Hill and Holly Kearl
May 2012
This report discusses the experiences of immigrant farmworkers in the United States with a range of sexually violent behaviors. The report suggests that these experiences are common, reporting is limited, and the involvement of a victim advocate may increase reporting.
Authors: Human Rights Watch
February 2012
This fact sheet describes cyberbullying, its intersections with sexual harassment, and the application of Title IX which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in schools. It provides guidance to schools, students, and families in addressing these crimes.
Authors: National Women’s Law Center
October 26, 2010
This policy memo from the U.S. Department of Education that clarifies the distinctions between bullying and harassment and the priorities and responsibilities of school districts.
Authors: Office for Civil Rights of the US Department of Education
2007
Explains how familiarizing oneself with how certain behavior is perceived, how it makes others feel, and the results of the behavior, will provide the necessary cues regarding the difference between flirting and sexual harassment.
Authors: San Francisco Women Against Rape
2008
This brief focuses on the phenomena of electronic aggression. Electronic aggression is defined as any kind of harassment or bullying that occurs through email, chat rooms, instant messaging, websites, blogs, or text messaging.
Authors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention