24 août 2018

Guidelines don’t address failure to report sexual assault

By Andrea Durbach. Guidelines for how universities should respond to student sexual assault and sexual harassment released on 20 July fail to address the reason so many students don’t actually report their experiences. More...

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Universities ordered to act on sexual assault on campus

Australian universities have been told to improve the way they deal with sexual assault on campuses after a damning report found only 4% of students believed their university was doing enough to provide support for victims, writes Michael McGowan for The Guardian. More...

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23 août 2018

Combating Sexual Violence With Video Games

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire say that video games could play a useful role in preventing sexual violence on campus, but more work is needed to make them effective. More...

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Ohio State Opens New Sexual Misconduct Office

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Ohio State University has launched a new centralized office designed to handle complaints of sexual harassment and violence after the old iteration of the unit shut down in June. More...

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OCR Investigates Ohio State on Doctor Accused of Abuse

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has opened an investigation into allegations against a late Ohio State University doctor accused of sexual assault. More...

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The Chance to Question Your Accuser

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After a recent court ruling, University of Michigan must sponsor a special live hearing for a student accused of sexual assault to challenge his accuser. More...

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Appeals Court Reinstates Retaliation Claim Against U of New England

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a professor's lawsuit alleging that the University of New England retaliated against her for filing sexual harassment complaints against her department chair and supervisor. More...

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Sociologist Facing Harassment 'Rumors' Defers Award

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Michael Kimmel, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an internationally known expert on masculinity, asked the American Sociological Association to delay presenting him with a major award for six months, so that still-anonymous allegations of sexual harassment against him can be vetted, he said last week. More...

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A Push to Avoid 'Passing the Harasser'

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Wisconsin system board is receiving proposals this week designed to avoid the long-standing practice in higher education of "passing the harasser," in which employees known to harass others are encouraged to take jobs at other institutions. More...

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Student Charged in Violent Threats to Professor

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has announced the arrest of a man for making threats of gun violence via email and letters against a faculty member at the University of North Georgia. More...

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