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Investigation reveals “unacceptable” levels of sexual harassment across University of Oxford

A five-month long Cherwell investigation indicates that there have been a minimum total of 93 complaints of sexual harassment across the University of Oxford since the beginning of the 2017/18 academic year. 

Balliol students demand College admits failures and implements reforms

Three Balliol students have launched a campaign against sexual violence, organising an open letter and protest aimed at ending a “culture of enabling and impunity” at Balliol College.

English Faculty says Professor Andy Orchard not currently undertaking teaching

In response to an open letter from English students in which they outlined their concerns regarding the Al Jazeera report into sexual harassment at Oxford, the Board of the Faculty of English told students that Professor Orchard will not teach students at undergraduate or Masters level.

History professor at centre of harassment allegations will have no contact with students this year

The History Faculty has announced that Professor Peter Thompson has agreed that he will not have any contact with students this year, after allegations of inappropriate behaviour were widely publicised following an Al Jazeera Investigation.

Two Oxford professors named in investigation into sexual harassment and drunken behaviour

Al Jazeera investigations say that two Oxford professors have abused their authority with sexist and drunken conduct, and that relevant University and College institutions were dismissive of the behaviour.

Oxford launches study to understand sexual harassment and violence at the University

Every student currently enrolled at the University will receive a confidential and anonymous survey and consent form on May 11th. The results will be used to "build academic understanding" of sexual harassment and violence at the University, and inform their policies and support services in the future.

“It could have been worse”: the danger zone of sexual harassment

Implicit in every catcall is a recognition that my existence in your world is limited to how much voyeuristic pleasure you can derive from my body. You are reminding me that by leaving my home I am apparently consenting to being sexualised by total strangers. It is symptomatic of a wider culture whereby female existence can be seen as a medium for male gratification.

Opinion – The Staff Student Relationship Rules Need to Change

TW: Sexual harassment, sexual abuse, child pornography ‘Would you like a date?’ my tutor asked me plainly as our tutorial drew to a close. Stomach dropping...

Oxford It Happens Here launches “Letters from Survivors”

CW: Sexual Violence Oxford’s It Happens Here Student Union campaign, which raises awareness about sexual harassment and violence in Oxford University, launched a new platform...

Sexual harassment: Additional measures adopted by University

Oxford University has outlined several additional measures it will take to tackle student harassment and violence, it was announced on Monday. New measures to...

Wearing a thong is never consent

The Irish rape trial reveals the flaws in our definition of sexual assault

Oxford launch new sexual harassment and violence service

Students will now have free access to trained specialist advisors

St Hugh’s launch inquiry into sexual harassment claims

The investigation follows claims about the behaviour of a now-deceased fellow

Oxford to open new sexual harassment centre

Students now will be able to gain support at a college, department and University level

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