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Universities ignoring rape culture warnings, say campaigners

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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

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TitleComplaining to universities about harassment ‘often a waste of time’
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited 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
CountryUnited 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

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