What to Do if You See Someone Being Sexually Harassed or Assaulted

It is not enough to not be a perpetrator of sexual harassment. Being a bystander or witness to inappropriate behavior warrants respectful action. If you see someone being harassed, become an advocate for the victim. This article will tell you how.

‘What Would You Do?’ focuses on the ‘Me Too’ movement

ABC's show "What Would You Do" shows how people respond when they witness sexual harassment in the workplace. Would you speak up if you saw a customer making inappropriate sexual advances to a waitress? Would you want your teen to intervene?

3 Tips for Talking to Your Son About Sexual Harassment

In the #MeToo era, parents are conflicted with defending their sons when accused of sexual harassment and holding them accountable for their actions. Tips to talking candidly about sexual harassment involve teaching them about enthusiastic consent, honoring their own privilege and setting healthy boundaries.

Sexual harassment is about power. Why not fight it as we do bullying?

Sexual harassment is less about sex than it is about yielding power by a bully over a powerless victim. Read More

Psychological abuse: ‘He would criticise me, humiliate me and question my stability’

Following in the footsteps of the UK, Ireland will recognize psychological abuse as a crime, thus giving legal recourse to victims of controlling or coercive behavior. 

Feeling Sexually Harassed? You’re Not Alone

Young, college educated women are more likely to report their experiences with sexual harassment not because it s more common for them, but rather because they can better identify their victimization. 

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More

#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum.  Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]

Rape culture will not change until silent bystanders start speaking up

Changing our basic power structure can move us beyond our rape culture to prevent sexual violence in the world into which our kids will grow up. Bystanders are critical in becoming a heard voice towards equalizing the societal imbalances of power.

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