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CNN Op-Ed by Crossroads Junior Confronts Sexual Harassment

Anna Sophia Lotman addresses gender dynamics, cultural issues in published piece.
Crossroads junior Anna Sophia Lotman’s op-ed about sexual harassment was recently published by CNN. The following is an excerpt of her piece:
 
“Is my skirt too short?”
 
“Is my phone charged?”
 
“Is there someone to walk with me at night?”
 
Every day, women around the world cycle through a mental checklist of questions in an attempt to protect themselves from harassment, assault, rape or worse.
 
Yet, even after the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement, it's worth pausing to reflect on an underappreciated reality: Why should women be the only ones to bear this burden?
 
Read the full op-ed here.
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