Academics demand action against sex abuse on campuses

Academics are joining forces to raise awareness of sexual violence at universities.

JOHANNESBURG - Women academics are joining forces to raise awareness of sexual offences at universities.

They are calling on Higher Education Minister Naledi Pandor to intervene.

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The academics want an inquiry into sexual violence in higher education and black-listing of those found guilty.

Representing various universities, they say the sex-for-jobs phenomenon is rife at universities.

The group says it's impossible to focus on innovation and research in highly sexualised and predatory environments.

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