Taking advantage of another individual in a non-consensual, abusive or unjust manner for personal benefit; or to the benefit of anyone other than the individual who is being exploited. The behavior does not otherwise represent non-consensual sexual intercourse, non-consensual sexual contact or sexual harassment. Sexual exploitation includes a broad range of behaviors. These acts include but are not limited to:
Threatening, verbal abuse, harassing phone calls and/or other inappropriate actions or comments that are sexually explicit in nature directed toward any member of the community. Any comments or behaviors that are hurtful or derogatory to a specific gender or orientation via any medium (bodily, print, verbal, phone, electronic, or other).
Stalking is “…the willful and without legal purpose, repeated harassment of another; or course of conduct directly, indirectly or by third party…” which has four primary elements:
2. on more than one occasion;
3. at a specific person;
4. with intent either to:
a) place in reasonable fear of safety or
b) cause substantial emotional distress pertaining to death; bodily injury; or continued harassment.
Stalking is a type of sexual violence that can lead to physical or sexual assault. It is a crime in all states. Stalking behaviors include, but are not limited to:
If you think you are being exploited, harassed or stalked, and are in immediate danger, please call 911 or Campus Safety at 336-278-5555. If you are not in immediate danger, then please contact Jessica Clark, Coordinator for Violence Response at 336-278-5009 or through email at email@example.com.