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Fosters.com August 13, 2019
“No one should need to feel unsafe walking down their streets,” said Amanda Grady Sexton, of the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. “We should not still be dealing with such behavior.”
Grady Sexton said the responsibility for reporting and preventing harassing behavior can and should be supported by employers.
“We know that more and more companies are developing zero-tolerance policies,” said Grady Sexton. “They are holding trainings for their employees. I wish more would do this because it’s a great first step.”
Grady Sexton said street harassment is a form of sexual harassment.
WCVB August 6 ,2019
“It’s very important that staff and teachers receive training and understanding of how trauma, sexual assault, sexual harassment and bullying affects students,” Linda Douglas, from the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, said.
Concord Monitor August 3, 2019
“Numerous employees have reported outrageous victim-blaming statements and actions that reflect either a significant bias (against) female victims of sexual and domestic violence or a complete lack of understanding of basic victimology,” said Amanda Grady Sexton, the coalition’s public affairs director. “We hope the county takes action by providing full oversight of that office to ensure that these crimes are properly investigated and prosecuted, and that the legal rights of victims are being upheld.”