"The #USArmy's policy on sexual harassment and assault is a zero-tolerance policy."
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (January 24, 2013) -- Victims of sexual assaults sometimes find it difficult to find their voice and seek help, but the Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program offers those who have been victims of sex crimes a way to find that voice. SHARP is designed to educate Soldiers on how to prevent sexual harassment and assault, as well as report it when it does happen, according to Sgt. 1st Class Lashonda Prince, installation sexual assault response coordinator. "If a Soldier feels that he or she is being sexually harassed or assaulted, they should immediately report it," she said. "It's a criminal act and sexual harassment can have serious effects on Soldiers." Sexual harassment is defined as a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of sexual ...