Stalking (according to the Legal Dictionary) is a criminal activity consisting of the repeated following and harassing of another person.

Stalking is a distinctive form of criminal activity composed of a series of actions that some might constitute legal behavior. For example; sending flowers, writing love notes, and waiting for someone outside school or home are steps that, on their own, are not criminal.

Sexual Assault: Definition According to Specific laws vary by state, but sexual assault generally refers to any crime in which the offender subjects the victim to sexual touching that is unwanted and offensive.

•  1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime (14.8% completed rape; 2.8% attempted rape).

•  17.7 million American women have been victims of attempted or completed rape...

Polyvictimization refers to having experienced multiple victimizations such as sexual abuse, physical abuse, bullying, and exposure to family violence. The definition emphasizes experiencing different kinds of victimization, rather than. multiple episodes of the same kind of victimization.

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