Sexual Violence Against Women

In today's society, isn't a rarity. Every year, large numbers of women are becoming victims of some kind of violent act. This has caused sexual violence to become a growing concern among societies. Let us ask ourselves, "When will it stop?" Women always say to themselves, "It will never happen to me." If you were to look at the number of victims there are, you might come to the realization that it could, and it might. Sexual violence will not go away if we continue to let it happen. We as women have to stand up for ourselves and stop being such weak individuals.
Sexual harassment in the workplace has become very widespread. It has become one of the most serious problems across ...

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one feel uncomfortable. "Sexual contact or threat of sexual contact or coercion for the purpose of sexual contact which is not freely entered into a mutually agreeable to both parties." It is difficult to know what ones perception of sexual harassment is. An arm around the shoulder to one person may not make them uncomfortable but to another it could be harassment. For me a pat or a pinch on a woman's bottom is sexual harassment. I feel we need to make sure to let that person know that this is not acceptable. No doesn't mean "NO" anymore. You have to show your harasser by your body language as well. It could possibly be stronger. "Every person who is an employee has a right to freedom from harassment in the workplace because of sex by his or her employer or agent of the employer or by another employee.
Sexual harassment can be verbal, visual, psychological and possibly physical, that may go as far as rape. It is not at any one level or class. Men that are accused ...

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sex with their sons. Sexual relations can also occur between siblings. "Incest is any sexual activity between family members or close relations such as adoption or step-relations."
"The exact number of families affected by incest is unknown. Some professionals believe many cases are unreported because society is so uncomfortable with the idea of parents performing sexual acts on their own children." If incidents are reported, it is usually the abusers that deny it is occurring. They tend to direct the blame on the victims.
The most generally reported type of incest is between a father and his daughter. The father is the aggressor and the daughter is the victim. The relationship ...

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