04 septembre 2019

Appeals Court: Judge Overstepped in Ordering Michigan President to Testify

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A federal judge overstepped his authority when he tried to force the University of Michigan president to appear in court for a settlement conference in a sexual assault lawsuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled on Friday. More...

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01 septembre 2019

Protégez-les, protégeons-les: les violences conjugales ne prennent pas de vacances

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.Les Régions souhaitent s’engager dans la mobilisation nationale contre les violences faites aux femmes, et demandent à participer au “Grenelle des violences conjugales”. Plus...

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31 août 2019

Media release: NTEU welcomes UA sexual harassment survey, but sexual harassment remains a serious workplace risk.

While welcoming the announcement by Universities Australia (UA) of the second national survey into sexual harassment and assaults on university campuses, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has hit back at a lack of commitment to addressing the safety and health of members of their workforce who are also subject to sexual assault and harassment. More...

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25 août 2019

Cambridge university students are being protected against all forms of harassment

The GuardianThe standard of proof in all cases, including those involving sexual misconduct, will be changed from ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ to the ‘balance of probabilities’ from 1 October. More...

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Sexual misconduct complaints at Cambridge University

The GuardianA recent decision regarding Cambridge University’s disciplinary procedure means that students are unable to have their complaints regarding sexual misconduct heard, a fact that the university has failed to acknowledge thus far. More...

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Cambridge sexual misconduct rule change ‘re-victimises’ students

The GuardianOne of the women affected by Cambridge University’s decision not to investigate some student complaints of sexual misconduct, including rape, said it has left her feeling abandoned and re-victimised. More...

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Cambridge sexual misconduct rule change branded 'unlawful'

The GuardianTwo students have lost internal means of pursuing complaints of sexual assault and rape. More...

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Warwick University not safe, says woman targeted by 'rape chat'

The GuardianStudent speaks out over response to violent sexual taunts by male undergraduates. More...

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23 août 2019

Warwick Apologizes for Handling of Rape Threats

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The vice chancellor of Warwick University, in England, apologized for the university’s handling of complaints from female students regarding rape threats after an independent review faulted the university’s response, the BBC reported. More...

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Survey Looks at Study Abroad Crime Rates

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A study of self-reported criminal victimization rates among study abroad students found that victimization rates were generally low, but they were moderate to high in regard to incidents of sexual harassment, unwanted touching and property theft (without force). More...

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