Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Community Health, Youth Voices

If you get harassed online, you can do something about it

According to one 2014 study, almost 30 percent of youth said they’d experienced some type of harassment online within the previous six months. Most of them never reported the harassment. Online sexual harassment crimes, largely affecting women, require special training for law enforcement—and the victim needs to take the first step. “Sexual harassment can leave a mark of fear on a teen. Young people are afraid that telling someone could make the situation worse.” A commentary by Marianna Romero is on Richmond Pulse.

keypad

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on April 3, 2016 by in Commentary, Print, Richmond Pulse and tagged , , , .

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 491 other followers

RSS Youth Radio

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
%d bloggers like this: