Pyramid of violence - Glossary

In our culture sometimes both men and women can assume that sexual harassment or even sexual violence are a fact of life, inevitable as death or taxes. However, much of what we accept as inevitable is in fact the expression of values and attitudes that can evolve. This pyramid represents a continuum of abuse – the further up we go, the less socially acceptable the behaviours are. But we can't measure harm to a victim by what 'category' it falls into – apart from death, right at the top. Everyone's experience is different.

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