Sexual Harassment


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    Strategies for Countering Online Abuse

    Jun 18, 2020

    Digital platforms that let users interact virtually and often anonymously have given rise to harassment and other criminal behaviors. Tech-facilitated abuse—such as nonconsensual pornography, doxing, and swatting—compromises privacy and safety. How can law enforcement respond?

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    Risk of Sexual Assault in the Military Is Higher Where Sexual Harassment Is Common

    Mar 2, 2021

    Sexual harassment and sexual assault in the military should be viewed together as a single problem. When sexual harassment goes unpunished, it creates a workplace environment that permits sexually inappropriate behavior. For some, that behavior may escalate from harassment to assault.

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