Bystander Activation Intervention to Address Gender-Based Harassment
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Health Services R&D
December 2020 -
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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...