Universities ignoring rape culture warnings, say campaigners

  • Anna Bull

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Description

Universities have ignored repeated warnings to tackle rape culture on campus, and left themselves exposed to lawsuits and reputational damage, according to lawyers and campaigners.

Period15 Apr 2021 → 25 Apr 2021

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleComplaining to universities about harassment ‘often a waste of time’
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/04/21
    DescriptionStudents and staff who complain of sexual assault and harassment are often left in the dark by university investigations, and made to feel like their disclosures were “a waste of time”, according to campaigners.
    Producer/AuthorRachel Hall
    URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/apr/25/complaining-to-universities-about-harassment-often-a-waste-of-time
    PersonsAnna Bull
  • TitleUniversities ignoring rape culture warnings, say campaigners
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date15/04/21
    DescriptionStudents who disclosed that they were victims of sexual assault or harassment on campus still faced a postcode lottery on whether they would be given the support they needed and whether action would be taken, said Anna Bull, co-director of the 1752 Group, a UK-based research and lobby organisation working to end sexual misconduct in higher education.
    Producer/AuthorAlexandra Topping
    URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/apr/15/universities-ignoring-culture-warnings-say-campaigners?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other
    PersonsAnna Bull