Email: Takalani. This study assessed sexual harassment and victimization of students in a higher institution in South Africa. A quantitative, cross-sectional descriptive design was used in this study.
Tech, MA Darlene V. Sexual harassment has been increasingly identified as an issue of gender, role, power, society, and organizational demographics. Fear of reporting and the stigma attached to victims must be removed.
If anyone thought scientists were somehow different from ordinary people—nobler, more ethical, more pure—then events over the past two years have been a sharp wake-up call. Women in STEM fields have long known this, of course. But thanks to a handful of mostly female scientists who have been brave enough to speak out and name names, the conspiracy of silence has become impossible to ignore in this publicity-driven age.
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When I was 24, I entered into my third year of teaching. I was bright-eyed, optimistic, and excited to start out a new role that combined administration with teaching middle-school math. I felt in control of my career and my job.
Bianca Fileborn has previously received funding to undertake research on sexual violence. Thirty-nine Australian universities will now individually release the findings of a national research project on sexual assault and harassment on campus. This announcement follows intense criticism from student bodies and sexual assault activists after it was initially announced that the findings for individual universities would not be made public.
Sexual harassment in medicine became a national concern after a senior surgeon warned that trainees who complain about these incidents are not well supported, and advised trainees that the safest action to protect their careers was to comply with unwanted requests. While Dr Tan successfully sued for sexual harassment, 2 she reportedly faced substantial career detriment after pursuing her rights. While the prevalence of sexual harassment in Australian medicine is unknown, reports suggest it is an entrenched problem for both trainees 3 and specialists.
Sexual harassment harms researchers and the research enterprise in pervasive and pernicious ways that are not commonly understood or addressed. Sexual harassment damages researchers, research products, and the research environment; it is a research integrity problem. It is therefore time for the research community to start treating sexual harassment as a violation of responsible research conduct.
Provide a full review of the MCEE. Acknowledging that lack of awareness, knowledge, or understanding of the Code is not, in itself, a defense to a charge of unethical conduct. Knowing and upholding the procedures, policies, laws and regulations relevant to professional practice regardless of personal views.
Melissa Kang does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Six months after the explosive allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein came to light, giving impetus to the MeToo movement, this series looks at the aftermath of the movement, and if it has brought about lasting change to sexual harassment and gender equality. The MeToo movement has generated much needed discussion about inappropriate sexual behaviour and what constitutes consent to any sexual encounter. The groundswell of anger might be sufficient to sustain a deep dismantling of systems of sexual discrimination against women.