Sexual Harassment as a Human Rights Issue



For her capstone project, Maya Guzdar explored the role that secondhand trauma plays in advocates against sexual violence and harassment. Influenced by her own experience as an intern at the Department of Defense, Maya also authored a personal reflection piece connecting her story to larger human rights issues related to gender-based violence. Maya has worked to bring to light issues of sexual misconduct among government entities and hopes to uplift other voices speaking out against these issues.

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Date created June 21, 2022
Date modified September 2, 2022
Publication date June 21, 2022


Author Guzdar, Maya


Subject Sexual harassment
Subject Trauma and Mental Health
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Genre Article
Genre Essay
Genre Essays

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