This includes any behavior that intimidates, manipulates, humiliates, isolates, frightens, terrorizes, coerces, threatens, blames, hurts, injures, or wounds someone. Sexual Assault: Sexual assault shall mean an offense classified as a forcible or non-forcible sex offense under the uniform crime reporting system of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sexual assault is contact or sexual penetration that occurs without the consent of the recipient.
Reports of sexual violence and sex harassment are taken with the utmost seriousness, and the student will be promptly referred to the appropriate persons or resources for assistance.A student alleged to have committed sexual violence or sex harassment can be disciplined under the Code of Student Conduct and/or prosecuted under Nebraska criminal statutes.Additional Board Policies, Employee Handbooks and Collective Bargaining Agreements, also apply to employees alleged to have committed sexual violence or sex harassment.Domestic violence includes patterns of abusive behavior in relationships used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. §28-323, domestic assault occurs when a person (a) intentionally and knowingly causes bodily injury to his or her intimate partner, (b) threatens an intimate partner with imminent bodily injury; or, (c) threatens an intimate partner in a menacing manner.Domestic violence can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological actions or threats of actions that influence another person. Intimate partner means a spouse; a former spouse; persons who have a child in common whether or not they have been married or lived together at any time; and persons who are or were involved in a dating relationship.Consent: Positive cooperation in the act or expressing intent to engage in the act.The person must act freely and voluntarily and have knowledge of the nature of the act or transaction involved.A person who is giving consent cannot be incapacitated by drugs or alcohol, unconscious, passed out, coming in and out of consciousness, under the threat of violence, injury or other forms of coercion, and cannot have a disorder, illness, or disability that would impair his/her understanding of the act or his/her ability to make decisions.A person who is giving consent cannot be forced, coerced or deceived into providing consent."From those conversations, the researchers developed themes that came through and that’s what you see in the findings is these themes the survivors talked about.So while everybody has an individual story, you could definitely pick up on some commonalities around things they were suggesting to address especially around awareness and services.” The key findings and recommendations can be summed up in the “3Ps” paradigm: identify strategies to prevent sex trafficking, provide protection and support for survivors and prosecute perpetrators to reduce the demand for sex trafficking. There is a panel discussion at UNO’s Thompson Alumni center on August 17th called "Human Trafficking: Yes, it happens in Nebraska." The discussion takes place from to 1 and is sponsored by the Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of the Midlands in partnership with the Women's Fund of Omaha.