28 mars 2018

UK universities accused of failing to tackle sexual misconduct

Guardian investigation finds many have not enacted reforms to support and protect victims. More...

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Most victims believe acts were motivated by Islamophobia, NUS survey finds

Most victims believe acts were motivated by Islamophobia, NUS survey finds. More...

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Universities are home to a rape epidemic. Here’s what they can do

The Guardian homeNearly one in 10 female students who responded to a study of sexual violence in higher education said they had been raped. How did it get to this. More...

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27 mars 2018

Hazing and sexual violence in Australian universities: we need to address men’s cultures

The ConversationThe esteemed residential colleges of Sydney University have recently gained intense public scrutiny for fostering cultures of sexual harassment, rape and hazing. The Red Zone Report, produced by independent journalists for End Rape on Campus Australia, presented a harrowing account of men’s tribalism, and elitism in Australia’s universities. More...

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25 mars 2018

Harassment of MIT Libraries Director Denounced

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. More than 350 individuals and organizations have signed a statement in support of Chris Bourg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries director, after she was targeted on social media. More...

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Former Professor Admits to Assaulting Disabled Man

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Her admission of third-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact was part of a plea deal under which the Essex County prosecutor’s office will recommend a four-year prison sentence, according to NJ.com. More...

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When Students Harass Professors

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Academe’s Me Too movement has thus far focused on professors harassing students, or senior professors harassing junior professors. More...

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24 mars 2018

Education Dept. Clarifies DeVos Comments on Sexual Assault

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. After the education secretary told 60 Minutes she wasn't sure whether there were more rapes or untrue accusations on campuses, a spokeswoman say she knows that false reports are rare. More...

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Dean of Students Jokes About Sexual Assault

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. The university has since partially removed his duties related to Title IX cases at Midwestern State, but many students remain furious about the comments and the university's handling of sexual assault. More...

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A Long View of Me Too

HomeHigh-profile cases of sexual harassment have dominated the media, social and otherwise. Scott McLemee comments on a new book of essays that might push the discussion forward. More...

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