Joanne Smith-Darden

Joanne Smith-Darden is an Associate Professor and Sexual Violence, Interpersonal Violence, Teen Dating Violence, and Youth Violence Researcher, Wayne State University

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"Fathers commonly joke about protecting our daughters from predatory boys who want to date them, because “we know how boys are.” This teaches both sons and daughters that boys are mindless aggressors and girls are helpless victims." Views
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Want To Prevent Sexual Harassment And Assault? Start By Teaching Kids
In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly, Americans may be learning just how prevalent sexual violence is in our society. So, what can be done to prevent it? We have studied how family, school and neighborhood environments influence...
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