27 juillet 2017

Understanding why some female teachers sexually abuse pupils

The ConversationMore than 100 women were convicted of sexual offences in 2015. The figures, obtained via a freedom of information request, show the number of convictions almost trebled in a decade. Among those convicted were a number of school staff, including teachers, a head teacher and a teaching assistant. More...

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17 juillet 2017

Are Universities Enabling Sexual Harassment and Assault?

HomeAspects of the university structure make it too easy for those in powerful positions to abuse their status and engage in harassment and assault against less powerful groups, argues Adia Harvey Wingfield. More...

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Dismantling Rape Culture in College Athletics

HomeWe must confront the subject of sexual violence head-on and educate male student-athletes about the various forms of it, writes DeWitt Scott. More...

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16 juillet 2017

Title IX And Your Legal Counsel

HomeMany more colleges have dedicated Title IX offices, writes Sara Matthiesen, but activists should also take a hard look at an overlooked but exceedingly powerful entity. More...

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Adjuncts as Allies?

HomeSupporting and counseling students who’ve experienced sexual violence can be fraught with challenges for contingent faculty, writes Alexis Henshaw. More...

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Does Title IX Silence Sexual Assault Survivors?

HomeSexual assault takes away a victim’s power and agency, and to assist with their healing, universities need to affirm their agency and re-empower them, argues Cybill Rights. More...

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Navigating Harassment as a Young Black Femme

HomeWhat steps, asks Gabi Jordan, can women and femmes of color take to care for themselves amid a culture that fosters harassment. More...

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15 juillet 2017

Surviving Rape and PTSD in Academe

HomeA rape survivor finds the same campus colleagues who publicly opposed sexual assault were those who did not treat her with empathy and respect. More...

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13 juillet 2017

Oregon Basketball Star Allowed to Play During Sexual Assault Investigation

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A former University of Oregon men’s basketball player was allowed to play this year while under investigation for sexual assault. More...

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Brazilian Wax Question Lands Professor in Hot Water

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Howard University has found a professor of law guilty of sexual harassment in relation to a 2015 test question involving Brazilian waxing. At first blush, it’s the kind of case that might anger even modest professors concerned about the rising tide of what’s been called campus illiberalism, or student calls for censorship of emotionally discomfiting speech. More...

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