Week 2- Class Notes
Week 2- Class Notes 21151
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Elina Doolabh on Thursday February 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 21151 at Wake Forest University taught by Beth Montplasier in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see PREPARE- Bystander Intervention Training in Women and Gender studies at Wake Forest University.
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Date Created: 02/11/16
11916 WGS 397 PREPARE Sexual Harassment, Stalking, and Relationship Violence Sexual Harassment Cat calling Verbal and/or physical (inappropriate touching) Any unwelcome sexual advances o requests for sexual favors or any conduct of a sexual nature when: o Submission to such conduct is either overtly expressed or subtly suggested o Submission to or rejections of the conduct is used as a basis for employment (or academic) decisions o Such conduct creates a hostile environment Gender based harassment also can create a hostile environment even if it is not sexual in nature o You throw like a girl Two forms of sexual harassment: o Quid pro quo This for that Situations in which an employment or academic action resulted from a refusal to submit to a superior’s sexual demands or submission to unwanted sexual demands Misuse of supervisory authority Sexual demands for job and/or academic benefits or denying those benefits because sexual demands rejected o Hostile environment Situations where requests for sexual favors or physical behavior with sexual overtones are severe or pervasive enough to unreasonably impact an employee’s work performance or a student’s ability to participate in or benefit from University programs Physical Sexual advances Fondling Grabbing Pinching Verbal Offcolor jokes Suggestive comments Comments on physical attributes Visual Sexually suggestive posts on social media Displays of sexually suggestive pictures, photos, cartoons, screensavers Stalking A pattern of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear Who stalks? o 66% women and 41% men stalked by current or former intimate partner What does stalking look like? o 2/3 pursue victim at least once a week using more than one method o Almost 1/3 stalkers have stalked before o Intimate partner stalkers frequently approach their targets and behaviors escalate quickly o Follow or show up wherever you are o Send unwanted gifts, letters, emails, texts, or social media messages o Use technology to track your location o Threaten to hurt you, your family, friends, or pets Stalking and Technology o 25% stalking victims were stalked through some form of technology: social media, email, messaging o 10% victims report monitored through GPS o 8% victims report being monitored through video or digital cameras or listening devices Lack of law to prevent stalking Relationship Violence How common is it for people to experience dating violence? o 32% of college students are victims of violence by a current or former partner 30.8% of wake students said intimate relationships have been traumatic or very difficult to handle during the last 12 months Healthy: everyone is equally important, individual as well as a pair, supportive Unhealthy: ups and downs, one partner seems more important, one is less appreciated, “walking on eggshells” Abusive: power is completely onesided, constant feeling of walking on eggshells to protect the relationship One person using a pattern of behaviors to control the other person with whom they are involved in any type of relationship Dating Violence o Social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim Domestic Violence o Share a child, cohabitating