Seoul mayor found dead after '#MeToo allegations'
Seoul's outspoken mayor Park Won-soon, long seen as a potential South Korean presidential candidate, was found dead Friday, police said. He was 64.
Breaking the culture of silence: How social media is giving Nigerian women a voice in the fight against sexual harassment, assault
On Wednesday, June 18, at about 3pm in New York, I spoke with Kelechi Udoagwu, the young woman, who reported being sexually assaulted by Kendall Ananyi, co-founder of a Y-combinator-backed tech startup, Tizeti.
The Other Side Of #MeToo: The Need For Balance
The conversation around the issue of rape is one that has been going on for a long time now but in recent times has once again taken the front burner. Hardly a day goes by without seeing a reported or alleged case of rape either on the news be it traditional news media or social…
Actor Seun Ajayi Addresses Sexual Harassment In Nollywood
Nigerian actor Seun Ajayi has spoken out against sexual harassment in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood. In an Instagram video captioned "Sexual harassment in Nollywood! My brothers let's do better", Ajayi addresses men on the need to make their female colleagues feel safe to work in the industry. "This video is addressed to my brothers…
Stakeholders lament absence of sexual harassment policy in schools
Stakeholders working on gender-related issues have lamented the absence of sexual harassment policy in Nigerian schools.
Let’s talk about the difference between sexual violence, sexual assault, rape and sexual harassment
Sexual Violence is the general term used to describe any kind of unwanted sexual act or attempt directed towards an individual, irrespective of the relationship to the victim. It includes activities such as rape, child sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, female genital mutilation and others.
ASUU seeks review of existing law on sexual harassment
National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has canvassed a review of existing laws on sexual harassment, saying such laws
FUPRE sacks lecturer, demotes five over sexual harassment
The Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State has sacked a lecturer and demoted four academic and one non-academic staff over cash-for-grades
FUTO develops sexual harassment, plagiarism policy
In its bid to sanitise the academic system and eradicate sexual harassment, authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO)