Flirting is a natural part of adolescence. Differentiate between harassment and other social circumstances. Provide them with a mentor or knowledgeable peer that both you and your teen trust to talk with. Talk to your teen about the importance of being an ally to peers who are subjected to harassment or misogyny. I may have been more mature than the average teenage girl, but there were endless intricacies to which I was innocent. Adults, you can turn this around by letting your children know they can report any type of harassment to you, and you will be there for them. Here's what you need to know and what you can do if you or someone you care about is being sexually harassed or bullied.
Tips Sexual harassment isn't always male to female, a male may sexually harass another male, and a female can sexually harass a male or another female.
When you're a teenage worker and you're sexually harassed
This record can help you while reporting the harassment. Is social media ruining the lives of teenagers? If boys at my school made remarks about my physical appearance, making me feel insulted and pressured, is that sexual harassment? It is not uncommon to see images of sexual behavior on TV shows that teens prefer and hear explicit sexual lyrics in the songs teens listen to. Sexual harassment does not have to be across genders or have anything to do with sexual advances. But one fine day, the truth finally reared its ugly head. Knowing that I possibly played a pivotal role in the sexual fantasies of a man who watched me grow from a child to a woman disturbs me more so now that I have a knowledge of this glaring discrepancy.