Although sexual harassment and sexual assault can happen to anyone, female students are disproportionately affected, impeding their safety, comfort and equal access to education. Know your rights on campus.
AAUW advocates for equitable climates free from harassment and bullying, as well as freedom from violence and fear of violence in schools.
Harassment, assault and even violence stand in the way of girls' and women's access to an equal education. We need to do more to make it stop!
Though may women experience bias and harassment on campuses, they are often reluctant to report it to officials because they worry about the repercussions of reporting.
AAUW's policy recommendations for addressing campus sexual misconduct.