Sexual Harassment Cartoon

Estimates of the percentage of women who have been sexually harassed vary from 60-90%. The variation exists because the harassment is rarely reported. Here’s why.

From Jim C.Hines @jimchines

These same reasons also explain why people don’t report rape and other forms of abuse, especially when the perpetrator has a position of privilege within society. We’ve seen this with priests and other preachers, football players and coaches, and leaders within the atheist, skeptical, and scientific writing communities. Sometimes victims are mis-identified and still attacked.

The victim suffers many times over.

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