Home | Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in STEM: Will time ever be up?

Since the Harvey Weinstein allegations were publicised in October last year, it seems the world has shifted. For the first time, women appear to be asserting their power over sexual harassers and abusers, and are being validated for doing so. Among the swathe ...

More »

TEQSA to assess student wellbeing

For the first time, higher education providers will be assessed for registration renewal purposes on their provision of student support services. The additional standards, which came into effect in 2017, were largely a response to the Human Rights Commission's report on sexual harassment ...

More »

Flinders students confront rape on campus

A recent ABC Four Corners episode, I am that girl, shed light on the tricky nature of consent. Legally, it's not black and white. But Saxon Mullins, who says she was raped, wants it to be. Since her experience five years ago ...

More »

The other kind of sexual harassment on campus

On-campus sexual assault and harassment was one of the biggest news stories of the year. Yet only students were the focus of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)'s inquiry and report on this subject. This doesn't mean university staff are immune to this phenomenon. Indeed, the Weinstein scandal has shifted ...

More »