Promoting Positive Social Norms to End Sexual Violence - PAAR
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Promoting Positive Social Norms to End Sexual Violence

 

(Middle, High schools & Colleges)

Programming promotes healthy and respectful campus climates by preventing sexually aggressive behaviors, including:

  1. inappropriate name-calling
  2. sexual commenting about students’ bodies
  3. spreading of false sexual rumors
  4. sexual gossip about other students
  5. sending sexual picture texts
  6. unwanted harassing texts among students
  7. unwanted touching among students
  8. coercing another student for sexual activity

With the exception of sexual gossip, the self-reported perpetration and victimization rates of sexual harassment decreased over time.  In addition students were more able to identify and take action against sexual harassment.