Sexual harassment: Create ethics codes to curb sex abuse - Nature, 14 August 2014
By: Margaret C. Hardy
A survey published last month found evidence of alarming levels of sexual violence (towards 26% of women and 6% of men) in the course of fieldwork by life scientists (see Nature http://doi.org/t3n; 2014). Meanwhile, more than 50 US higher-education institutions are under investigation for their handling of complaints of such incidents. As a rape survivor and scientist, I suggest measures that could help to counteract this situation.
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