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Sexual harassment in education

Sexual harassment in education is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with a student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activities. Sexual harassment involves a range of behavior from mild annoyances to sexual assault and rape.[1][2]

Contents

  • In the United States 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links and further reading 4

In the United States

In the United States, sexual harassment in education is an unwelcome behavior of a sexual nature that interferes with a student’s ability to learn, study, work or participate in school activities. It is a form of discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Dzeich, Billie Wright and Linda Weiner (1990). The Lecherous Professor: Sexual Harassment on Campus, University of Illinois Press.
  2. ^ Drawing the Line: Sexual Harassment on Campus (2006), the American Association of University Women
  3. ^ ed.gov

External links and further reading

  • Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets (2011)
  • Crossing the Line (2011)
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