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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Bystander Activation Intervention to Address Gender-Based Harassment
Principal Investigator:

Amy Drapalski

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: December 2020 - May 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $126,549
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Background: Harassment is a recognized problem in VA facilities. Recent national studies of women Veterans receiving Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health services found that 25% reported experiencing harassment at the VA in the past year. Most often, these incidents involved sexual harassment (e.g., catcalls, being stared at/watched, or sexual/derogatory comments) or sexist harassment (e.g., someone questioning their identity as a Veteran or their right to care). Women Veterans wh...

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