18 septembre 2018

Students defend professor accused of sexual harassment

By Wagdy Sawahel. Masters students in the faculty of legal, economic and social sciences (FSJES) at the University of Hassan II Mohammedia Casablanca in Morocco have protested the faculty’s decision to suspend a professor in response to an accusation of sexual harassment by one of his married female students, a case currently the subject of a criminal investigation. More...

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10 septembre 2018

Universities set for new wave of hazing rituals

University hazing rituals – once indelibly associated with Oxbridge drinking societies and United States fraternity houses – are no longer exclusively an Anglo-Saxon phenomenon, with French universities increasingly having to crack down on the practice, writes Catherine Bennett for France 24. More...

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University probes alleged sexual misconduct by staff

University of Manitoba President David Barnard announced that a number of staff members are on leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct which are being investigated. The announcement came as Barnard stated a commitment to instituting mandatory training for all faculty and staff on sexual violence, consent and power relationships, writes Darren Bernhardt for CBC News. More...

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31 août 2018

Kids Bombarded With Spam, Porn

Kids Bombarded With Spam, Porn
They will, of course, ruin it for all spammers, those mass mailers who deluge people - including children - with material which is, to say the least, inappropriate. More...

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25 août 2018

A Pa. university scrubs the names of three bishops from buildings

University Business Magazine logoThe University of Scranton, a Jesuit university in Pennsylvania, is removing the names of three bishops from school buildings in response to an ongoing sexual abuse investigation involving several Catholic leadership figures from the state. More...

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When academics defend colleagues accused of harassment

University Business Magazine logoA famed professor. A student claiming they were sexually harassed. A months-long internal investigation. More...

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24 août 2018

US women’s rights campaigner accused of sexual harassment

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAn eminent sociologist and high profile women’s rights campaigner has stepped down indefinitely from the board of a gender equality group following allegations of sexual harassment. More...

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Guidelines don’t address failure to report sexual assault

By Andrea Durbach. Guidelines for how universities should respond to student sexual assault and sexual harassment released on 20 July fail to address the reason so many students don’t actually report their experiences. More...

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Universities ordered to act on sexual assault on campus

Australian universities have been told to improve the way they deal with sexual assault on campuses after a damning report found only 4% of students believed their university was doing enough to provide support for victims, writes Michael McGowan for The Guardian. More...

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23 août 2018

Combating Sexual Violence With Video Games

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire say that video games could play a useful role in preventing sexual violence on campus, but more work is needed to make them effective. More...

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