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Article ID: 711437

#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke to speak at UCI

University of California, Irvine

Tarana Burke, founder of the #metoo movement, will speak at UCI on April 22. EVENT: Tarana Burke, a civil rights activist who founded the #MeToo movement to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault, will speak at UCI on the campaign’s history and future plans. Currently the senior director of programs at Girls for Gender Equity in Brooklyn, New York, she has dedicated more than 25 years to social justice.

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16-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711195

Olin College Joins Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering

Olin College joins, as a founding member, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. In total over 40 colleges, universities and research institutions have joined the initial launch.

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11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 710906

International Symposium Explores Global Impact of #MeToo Movement

University of Kentucky

The event will provide a space for dialogue and learning, offering opportunities to learn about the histories, challenges and goals of movements and efforts around the world that address gender inequalities and how these intersect with one another. The symposium will also provide opportunities to plan future collaborative efforts between scholars and institutions.

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8-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 710550

Member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

Materials Research Society (MRS)

Materials Research Society Joins Leading Academic and Professional Societies as an Inaugural Member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

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1-Apr-2019 1:00 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 709692

Current sexual harassment penalties are too low: Study

Vanderbilt University

The existing federal cap on monetary damages for workplace sexual harassment don't reflect the true cost of harassment and is far too low to incentivize firms to take stronger measures to prevent the behavior, finds Vanderbilt economist and law professor Joni Hersch.

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15-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 709019

U-M researchers, students take sexual assault prevention program to Ghana

University of Michigan

Blaming the victim, usually a female, is common in sexual assault cases, but in some places it's more prevalent than others.

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4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 707639

Workplace Sexism's Effects on Women's Mental Health and Job Satisfaction

Wiley

A new Journal of Applied Social Psychology study investigates the associations between workplace sexism, sense of belonging at work, mental health, and job satisfaction for women in male-dominated industries.

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6-Feb-2019 11:50 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 707264

75 Science Societies Urge the Education Department to Base Title IX Sexual Harassment Regulations on Research and Evidence

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) today led 75 scientific societies in submitting comments on the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations.

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30-Jan-2019 3:00 PM EST

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Article ID: 706702

‘Dirty John’ and a Safety Plan for Domestic Violence

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Today we have a good understanding of the pattern of dangerous behaviors abusive men use to manipulate their partners. However, most women, their friends, and their family members do not have access to safety information. Dirty John presents an opportunity for women in abusive relationships to learn more about developing a personalized, practical safety plan for when in danger.

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17-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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