Nan Stein, Ed.D. and Katja Gillander Gadin, Ph.D.; Sexual Harassment in K-12 Schools as the Precursors to Teen Dating Violence: Perspectives from Law, Public Health, and Education in Sweden and the U.S.

Nan Stein, Ed.D. discussed some key areas for research and public policy on gender-based violence and sexual harassment, including how to return the focus in U.S. schools to sexual violence and a discourse of civil rights and Katja Gillander Gadin, Ph.D., from the Department of Health Sciences at Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden, discussed the normalization processes of violence and sexual harassment in schools from a Swedish perspective, analyzing and reflecting on why these problems still exist in Swedish schools.

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