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Nairobi-based state varsities to pilot campaign against sex for grades, says ActionAid

News Summed Up 2020-07-14 05:30:00

Leah recounted her ordeal during an ActionAid Kenya survey on sexual harassment of students on Kenyan university campuses last year. The June-August 2019 ActionAid Kenya survey shows that one in two female students and one in four male students in institutions of higher learning is sexually harassed. The petitioners demanded that universities facilitate new students sexual harassment education, train staff on sexual harassment yearly and appoint a gender officer to facilitate the implementation of policies against sexual harassment. TUK Vice-Chancellor Francis Aduol said information about sexual harassment in universities is concealed. “Sexual harassment targeted at students in higher learning institutions in Kenya is a deeply ingrained issue.