Sexual Violence in Ethiopian Higher Education

Ayenachew Woldegiyoirgis

Abstract


Several studies have shown the shocking extent of sexual violence in the Ethiopian higher education. Situated in the deep-rooted culture of gender bias, the problem is both at institutional and systemic levels. This article proposes a peer-based alternative that empowers students as bystanders in fighting sexual violence on campus.

Keywords


Sexual violence; sexual harassment; gender; Ethiopia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.6017/ihe.2018.0.10556

 

 

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