28 novembre 2019

Sexual Misconduct at Elite Universities Surveyed

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Association of American Universities campus climate survey finds students are more aware of reporting sexual assaults and seeking help. More...

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Top Universities Release Sexual Assault Reports

HomeBy Greta Anderson. Nearly all of the universities that participated in a 2019 campus climate survey published their individual results and will be addressing specific problems or challenges identified. More...

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DeVos Will Move Ahead With Title IX Plans

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will move ahead with controversial regulations on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, "including a provision requiring universities to allow cross-examination of those alleging sexual harassment or assault," The Washington Post reported. More...

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27 novembre 2019

Appeals Court Lifts Injunction Blocking Suspension in Sexual Assault Case

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A federal appeals court, acting on an expedited basis, on Wednesday overturned a lower court judge's injunction that blocked Boston College from suspending a student who had been found by a campus judicial process to have sexually assaulted a fellow student. More...

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26 novembre 2019

Illinois to Include Sexual Misconduct in Background Checks

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Illinois Board of Trustees on Thursday approved a series of sexual misconduct policy recommendations from a systemwide task force.
The recommendations, which will eventually become formal policies, include prohibiting not just consensual sexual or dating relationships where there exists a supervisory relationship between parties, but all faculty-undergraduate relationships and relationships between professors and graduate students in the same academic unit. More...

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NIH Departure Sparks Transparency Concerns

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Antonello Bonci resigned as scientific director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health, where employees were told via email that Bonci would be running an addiction institute in Florida. But Science reported that Bonci left the NIH after an investigation into an internal complaint that he sexually targeted a trainee and directed resources to second trainee with whom he was having an intimate relationship. More...

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Interview Practices for Title IX Investigators

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A new study published in the Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition says that certain recommended interviewing skills for investigators in sexual harassment cases align with evidence-based practices but that other suggested techniques are at odds with the existing research. Additional interviewing practices related to memory and credibility are "critically absent" from commonly recommended practices, the paper says. More...

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24 novembre 2019

Violences conjugales : une protection insuffisante des victimes

Accueil - Vie PubliqueL'Inspection générale de la justice a été missionnée pour évaluer le traitement judiciaire des violences au sein du couple. Elle conclut au renforcement indispensable de la protection des victimes, notamment pour éviter la répétition des actes de violence. Plus...

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23 novembre 2019

Lancement du Grenelle des violences conjugales

Accueil - Vie PubliqueLe 3 septembre 2019, la secrétaire d’État chargée de l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes et de la lutte contre les discriminations a lancé le Grenelle des violences conjugales qui se terminera le 25 novembre, date de la journée internationale pour l’élimination des violences faites aux femmes. Plus...

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La lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes

Accueil - Vie PubliqueEn France, la répression des violences et agressions sexuelles envers les femmes se renforce, dans un contexte de fortes mobilisations facilitées par les réseaux sociaux via les hashtags, ces mots-clés populaires comme #MeToo ou #BalanceTonPorc. En 2019, le nombre de “féminicides” conduit à l’organisation d’un Grenelle des violences conjugales. Plus...

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