Addressing the Gendered Dimensions of Harassment and Bullying: What domestic and sexual violence advocates need to know

Publish Date: 
2011
Description: 

This paper introduces and discusses a recent policy memo from the U.S. Department of Education that clarifies the distinctions between bullying and harassment and the priorities and responsibilities of school districts, outlines the differences between sexual harassment and bullying, explores the unintended consequences of ignoring the gendered dimensions of bullying and harassment in K-12 schools, and suggests helpful strategies for advocates collaborating with school personnel and students.

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Bibliography: 
Nan D. Stein, Ed.D. & Kelly A. Mennemeier, B.A.