Tag Archives: sexual violence

The Weinsteins of academia can no longer be tolerated

The Weinsteins of academia can no longer be tolerated

The story of endemic institutional abuse – and pervasive cover ups masked as “ignorance” – is not new. It is embedded in institutions that have been established by the privileged and elite. Underpinning the success of these institutions is power and control: the desire either to acquire or maintain it. The Feudal dynamics are the […] … learn more→

The Campus rape culture protects sportsball

The Campus rape culture protects sportsball

Time and again I’ve covered how the kangaroo campus court system, incredibly vulnerable to corruption, has been corrupted. The vast bulk of the time when I’ve detailed what goes on in this grotesque simulacrum of a legitimate court system, I’ve shown how corrupt administration uses this system in one of two ways. The first way […] … learn more→

There is still confusion about what constitutes sexual violence

There is still confusion about what constitutes sexual violence

A lack of confidence in being taken seriously and making complaints in open plan offices are just some of the barriers stopping students reporting sexual harassment on university campuses. Over the past year, I’ve led a team of students and academics asking why it’s so hard to talk about sexual violence and what might be […] … learn more→

Time for a sexual-climate change

As more sexual-violence incidents at colleges across the country come to light, the need to understand campus sexual cultures becomes increasingly important. The University of Virginia is now under scrutiny for its handling of sexual-violence cases, revealed in an investigative report in Rolling Stone magazine. Administrators at UVa and elsewhere might lean heavily on the […] … learn more→

Innovative justice responses to sexual violence needed

Victims of sexual violence need more than legal reform in seeking justice, according to a Griffith University study. They need \”visionary change\” in policy perspectives. \”Conventional and Innovative Justice Responses to Sexual Violence\” by Professor Kathleen Daly, from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, reveals that despite 30 years of sexual violence law reform, […] … learn more→