16 janvier 2018

A Political Scientist Says #MeToo

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The #metoo movement is all about personalizing the issue of harassment, bringing it from the abstract to the concrete and personal. But every choice to disclose involves professional and personal risks, as evidenced by one professor’s recent comments at the Southern Political Science Association and on social media. More...

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11 janvier 2018

Lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes

Retour à l'accueilLa mission interministérielle pour la protection des femmes victimes de violences et la lutte contre la traite des êtres humains (MIPROF) pilote un groupe de travail interministériel afin d’élaborer un kit pédagogique pour lutter contre les agissements sexistes, le harcèlement et les violences sexuelles faites aux femmes au travail. Ce groupe de travail rassemble le CNFPT, les écoles de service public et structures de formation continue, des ministères (DGAFP, ministère des Solidarités et de la Santé), l’AP-HP et la Fédération hospitalière de France (FHF). Plus...

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06 janvier 2018

At University of Mississippi, harassment policy breaks the norm

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. University of Mississippi’s general counsel has drafted a harassment policy that allows students to be punished for a single incident, atypical among colleges. More...

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Colloque sur les violences sexistes et sexuelles dans l'E.S.R.

Et là aussi, l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche ont tout pour être aux avant-postes. C’est pourquoi j’ai souhaité mobiliser l’ensemble des présidents et directeurs d’établissements en fixant notre objectif à 30 ateliers labélisés tour de France de l’Egalité dans l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche.
C’est pourquoi j’ai proposé aux organisations étudiantes de nous apporter leur aide et de prendre toute leur part dans ce combat. Une campagne de prévention sera menée sur le terrain en mars 2018 par l’ensemble des organisations étudiantes représentatives. Plus...

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02 janvier 2018

Oregon universities must hold ground for sex assault survivors

University Business Magazine logoBy now we have all read many accounts of sexual assault and the misuse of power by politicians, professional athletes and other celebrities. The stories brought forth by prominent men and women in entertainment and the media are not the only ones, of course. Sexual harassment and assault must also be addressed in places of learning. More...

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Woman suing Dixie State over handling of sexual harassment complaint

University Business Magazine logoA former Dixie State University student is turning to the courts to rectify what she calls “egregious” behavior by officials on the St. George campus, stemming from her complaints of sexual harassment against faculty members and subsequent expulsion from the school. More...

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Professors Question Rochester on Harassment

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Faculty Senate Executive Committee at the University of Rochester has published an open letter saying that the university has failed to adopt -- even on an interim basis -- policies to prevent harassment and protect those who report harassment. More...

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Harassment at Annual Meetings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A "sizable" minority of women and a smaller but still notable share of men have experienced harassment or other inappropriate behavior at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, according to a survey of members that the association has just released. More...

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Pitt to Investigate Alleged Culture of Harassment

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The University of Pittsburgh plans to investigate the climate in its communications department after a former professor wrote an essay alleging sexual harassment and hostility by colleagues. More...

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Responding to the New Title IX Guidelines

HomeThe Trump administration’s rollback of Obama-era guidelines for how colleges and universities should decide misconduct cases under the gender-equity law Title IX will likely lead to fewer disciplinary actions for students accused of sexual assault. For victim advocates and others concerned about the effects of the rescission, fewer disciplinary actions represents a step back. Without a doubt, higher education institutions must carefully consider whether to raise the standard of proof. At the same time, and equally important, they must continue working to create safer campuses. More...

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