26 février 2018

University of Cambridge admits significant sexual misconduct problem

The Guardian homeThe University of Cambridge has admitted it has “a significant problem” with sexual misconduct after it received 173 complaints in nine months after launching a new anonymous reporting system. More...

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Calls for student sexual assault taskforce

Leading anti-sexual violence advocacy groups are calling for the federal government to establish an independent taskforce to monitor Australian universities’ and residences’ responses to sexual violence and how they are attempting to tackle the issue, writes Remy Varga for The Australian. More...

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25 février 2018

Alcohol probably makes it harder to stop sexual violence – so why aren’t colleges talking about it?

The ConversationAll colleges and universities that receive Title IX funding are federally mandated to offer intervention programs, where bystanders are trained to intervene in risky sexual situations. These programs aim to reduce campus sexual violence, as one in five college women say they’ve been a victim of sexual assault. More...

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How to prevent abuse in teenage relationships

The ConversationA recent study of young people – aged 15 to 18 years old – in relationships in the UK and Spain, found that 21% experience serious victimisation by partners (an example given was one partner slamming the other into a wall). A further 30.1% meanwhile are subject to mild aggression including pushing, grabbing or shoving. More...

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Making sexual consent matter: one-off courses are unlikely to help

The ConversationIn the wake of the findings of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) 2017 national report on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities, a number of universities have introduced mandatory courses on sexual consent for new students. More...

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24 février 2018

Alleged Sex Assaults at Michigan State

HomeBy Grace Bird. Michigan State University and the National Collegiate Athletic Association are facing scrutiny not only over the actions of a doctor who abused scores of women, but over athletes alleged to have raped and assaulted others. More...

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University Removes Art Following Sexual Misconduct Charges

HomeBy Grace Bird. Seattle University has removed Chuck Close’s "Self-Portrait 2000" after the celebrated artist was accused of sexual misconduct in a December Huffington Post report. More...

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High Share of Tulane Women Sexually Assaulted

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Tulane University on Wednesday released a report that found that 41 percent of undergraduate women reported being sexually assaulted since arriving on campus. The university said it was deeply concerned about the finding and would start a series of efforts to prevent sexual assaults on campus. More...

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U Wisconsin Campuses Investigated Nearly 100 Sexual Misconduct Cases Involving Employees Since 2014

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. University of Wisconsin campuses have investigated nearly 100 formal complaints of sexual misconduct against employees who teach, advise or otherwise supervise students since 2014, according to an investigation by the Journal-Sentinel. More...

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Professor Charged With Harassment Sues William & Mary

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. A former longtime professor of government at the College of William & Mary who resigned after he was charged with harassment is suing the institution, alleging that it prevented him from speaking out about student mental health, the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily reported. More...

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