Teenage girls of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds still experience sexism and sexual harassment -- but cultural factors may control whether they perceive sexism as an environmental problem or as evidence of their own shortcomings. A study of girls between the ages of 12 and 18, from California and Georgia, included young women who identified as Latina 49 percent , White 23 percent , African-American 9 percent , Asian American 7. Participants were asked about experiences with sexual harassment and any discouraging comments they received in traditionally male-dominated areas such as math, science, computers and sports. Ninety percent of girls reported experiencing sexual harassment at least once. Specifically, 67 percent of girls reported receiving unwanted romantic attention, 62 percent were exposed to demeaning gender-related comments, 58 percent were teased because of their appearance, 52 percent received unwanted physical contact and 25 percent were bullied or threatened with harm by a male.
A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
Culture Affects How Teen Girls See Sexual Harassment -- ScienceDaily
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