Hey, Shorty!

Hey, Shorty!

A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Public Schools and on the Streets

Book - 2011
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At every stage of education, sexual harassment is common, and often considered a rite of passage for young people. It's not unusual for a girl to hear "Hey, Shorty!" on a daily basis, as she walks down the hall or comes into the school yard, followed by a sexual innuendo, insult, come-on, or assault. But when teenagers are asked whether they experience this in their own lives, most of them say it's not happening.

Girls for Gender Equity, a nonprofit organization based in New York City, has developed a model for teens to teach one another about sexual harassment. How do you define it? How does it affect your self-esteem? What do you do in response? Why is it so normalized in schools, and how can we as a society begin to address these causes? Geared toward students, parents, teachers, policy makers, and activists, this book is an excellent model for building awareness and creating change in any community.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781558616691
1558616691
Branch Call Number: 371.58 HEY
Characteristics: 192 pages :,illustrations ;,19 cm

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