SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED MISCONDUCT
WHAT IS SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED MISCONDUCT?
SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED MISCONDUCT includes a broad range of unwelcome behaviors focused on Sex and/or gender that may or may not be sexual in nature. Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct encompasses Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault, Sexual Exploitation, Stalking, Domestic Violence, and Dating Violence, intimidation, or for Retaliation following an incident where alleged Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct or has occurred.
WHAT IS TITLE IX?
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination—which includes sexual violence—in educational programs and activities. All public and private schools, school districts, colleges and universities receiving federal funds must comply with Title IX.
“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
Under Title IX, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment, rape, and sexual assault.
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