Family Guidance Re-entry Center has a zero-tolerance policy for sexual abuse and sexual harassment. What does this really mean? It means that YOU have the right to be free from sexual abuse and sexual harassment by anyone at the facility, including an Inmate, resident and or detainee staff member, volunteer, or contractor. No one has the right to sexually abuse or sexually harass you. No one.
What Is Sexual Harassment?
- Repeated and unwelcome comments or gestures of a sexual nature, including demeaning references to gender, sexually suggestive or derogatory comments about body or clothing, or obscene language or gestures.
- Repeated and unwelcome sexual advances; requests for sexual favors; or verbal comments, gestures, or actions of a derogatory or offensive sexual nature.
What Is Sexual Abuse?
- Forced or coerced sexual intercourse or sexual contact when the victim does not consent or is unable to consent or refuse. This may include the use of fear or threat of physical violence, psychological intimidation, bullying, and physical force.
- Sexual abuse also can include incidents of penetration by a foreign object.
What is staff voyeurism?
An invasion of privacy of an Inmate, resident and or detainee by a staff member, contractor, or volunteer for reasons unrelated to official duties.
Zero Tolerance for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment: Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
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