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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Addressing Gender-Based Harassment of Women Veterans at VA Facilities
Principal Investigator:

Alison Hamilton

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 34
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Background: Daily public revelations of sexual harassment, frequent media reports from victims accusing perpetrators, and #metoo in social media highlight decades of harassment by those in more powerful positions across many settings. A recent study conducted by our research team revealed that many women Veterans and staff report sexual harassment by male Veterans at VA facilities. In fact, 25% of women Veterans seen in VA primary care across 12 sites reported experiencing harassment fro...

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