Author/Organization: National Women's Law Center

Brief Description:

Girls across the country are being pushed out of school as a result of educational barriers including discriminatory discipline, harassment and sexual violence, and the failure to recognize and address trauma. In particular, after the 2016 presidential election, there was a marked increase across in incidents of harassment triggered by hate, with more than 40 percent occurring in elementary and secondary schools or colleges.

Resource Type: PDF

Audience: Adult, Teen

Age: Middle School, High School

Topics: BIPOC, Mental Health, Title IX, activism, bullying, consent, educators, girls, homelessness, sex trafficking, sexual harassment, sexual violence/rape

Publication Date: 2017

Date Resource Added: January 25, 2021