The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have brought increased awareness of the pervasiveness and serious harm that sexual harassment and assault cause to victims. Calls for real change in our communities and businesses are overdue and welcome. 

Although famous women’s stories and national platforms are crucial to the fight against these societal scourges, parents and mentors can have an even greater impact. We can take steps to stop the development of sexually harassing and violent behaviors from developing during childhood to young adulthood. While boys and men are victimized by sexual harassment and assault, in most cases the victims are female and perpetrators are male, so this post is based on this perspective.  Click here to read more…

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