Abusive behavior may lead to Church discipline." There's a far different story playing out on the ground, though.
In the Mormon community, teenage boys and girls are taught that preventing sexual violence is a woman's responsibility.
“While the PR Department of the LDS Church and most leaders would say this advice applies equally to both males and females,” Cragun says, “if you carefully examine their discourse, women are more often told to dress modestly to prevent the men from having immoral thoughts (rather than vice versa).” Similar thinking extends all the way up to BYU, where all three campuses have the modesty standard written into their honor code.
All threecampuses' codes encourage other students to call out immodestly dressed women, or report them to the honor code office.
Sarah felt so guilty for inspiring lust in a man of God that she sought her bishop's guidance.