Fort Campbell will host a roundtable discussion on the U.S. military’s ongoing struggles in addressing sexual discrimination, harassment and assaults. In the recent months there have been numerous controversies exposing the military’s sexual harassment and assault epidemic. The roundtable discussion, designed to answer questions from the media, will feature Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer and a panel of subject matter experts who will explain how the division is trying to combat assaults on post and in the surrounding community. In addition, the 101st Airborne Division has also designated the first week of June as “SHARP Stand Up” week, to raise awareness of the military’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Prevention program. Full article.

Sexual harassment is the unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include sexual harassment or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. The federal law prohibiting sexual discrimination in the workplace is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII applies to private employers, state and local government employers, labor organizations, employment agencies, and joint employer-union apprenticeship programs with 15 or more employees.

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