Although sexual harassment and sexual assault can happen to anyone, female students are disproportionately affected, impeding their safety, comfort and equal access to education. Know your rights on campus.
AAUW advocates for equitable climates free from harassment and bullying, as well as freedom from violence and fear of violence in schools.
Harassment, assault and even violence stand in the way of girls' and women's access to an equal education. We need to do more to make it stop!
Anne Devan-Song, a PhD candidate at Oregon State University (OSU), faced sexual and gender-based harassment at the hands of fellow graduate student. OSU not only failed to address and resolve…
Though may women experience bias and harassment on campuses, they are often reluctant to report it to officials because they worry about the repercussions of reporting.
AAUW's policy recommendations for addressing campus sexual misconduct.