sexual assault

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UNSW Sydney is building on measures to prevent sexual assault and harassment  while supporting those who have experienced these behaviours.

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Activists have raised the issue of student sexual assault and harassment on campus for more than 30 years. It's time students had a real say in how universities respond, writes Andrea Durbach.

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Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.

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Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.

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More needs to be done to address the harsh reality of sexual assault and harassment at music venues and festivals, says UNSW criminologist Dr Bianca Fileborn. 

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A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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The power disparity between Harvey Weinstein and his alleged victims plays into a range of myths and stereotypes about women, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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UNSW Sydney today confirmed its intention to release annual data for reports of, and responses to, sexual assault and harassment.

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UNSW has welcomed the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s student survey on sexual harassment and sexual assault in Australian universities. 

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UNSW has launched a new website to make it easier for students and staff to report sexual assault and sexual harassment, and find information on available support services.

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