Sexual violence comes in many forms, not just physical violence. Catcalling, stalking, degrading comments, ostracizing, threats, and many other behaviors all fall along the continuum of violence and contribute to a hostile, disrespectful atmosphere in which learning becomes more difficult. Schools should be prepared to address all forms of sexual violence.Please read content disclaimer
- National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This 2010 report shows that sexual violence, stalking, and intimate partner violence are widespread and a major public health problem in the United States.
- Title IX Dear Colleague Letter This letter from the US Department of Education is intended to outline schools' responsibilities in prevention of and response to sexual violence on campuses for administrators.
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