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A Girl’s Guide to Sexual Harassment and Abuse in School

2018-03-21T18:39:51+00:00

If a child has been sexually harassed or abused by a peer or adult in school, she needs to know her rights. Sexual harassment is all too common in middle and high schools across the country. A recent professional survey found that nearly half of all students had been sexually harassed in school. Being harassed can affect a girl's ability to focus on her work, feel secure and confident and ultimately succeed in her studies. Here are some answers to common questions. What do you mean by sexual harassment? Sexual harassment at school can include making verbal or written comments, making [...]

A Girl’s Guide to Sexual Harassment and Abuse in School2018-03-21T18:39:51+00:00