sexual harrassment, Canada, junior high, high schools, inequality, education, school boards, preventative measures
Educators in Canada have recently identified that incidents of sexual harassment between students occur daily in our junior high and high schools. Sexual harassment seriously affects a student's emotional and physical well-being and negatively affects her opportunity to receive an equal education. In this article, the author examines the existing legal remedies available to a student victim of sexual harassment and concludes that student sexual harassment is best dealt with through education and preventative measures taken by school boards.
Chantal Richard, "Surviving Student to Student Sexual Harassment: Legal Remedies and Prevention Programmes" (1996) 19:1 Dal LJ 169.