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200 Female Teacher - Student Sex Crime Cases are Being Exposed
Female teachers are being sexually harassed by pupils and groped by colleagues, figures show
F or Maya, sexual harassment started in the very first week on the job. A newly qualified teacher, she had been hired by a prestigious London state secondary school. Maya and her female colleagues experienced a barrage of abuse from male students, too. Nothing happened to the children. Many times over, female staff who reported problems saw no action taken. Maya firmly believes that the harassment of her and her colleagues by their male counterparts emboldened the pupils. There was only one woman in a leadership role in the whole school and she was bullied out of her position.
Female teacher at Tam High claims sexual harassment, unwanted touching by male students
Nearly a third of female teachers who have been sexually harassed have also been subjected to unwanted touching, with over half complaining of inappropriate comments about their appearance and body. Shockingly, most teachers who reported the harassment saw little action taken. And despite reporting it, no action was taken. I think that kind of atmosphere trickled down. Unfortunately, as with many cases of sexual harassment, female teachers are often told to take preventative measures, putting the onus on them to prevent harassment rather than placing the blame on the harassers.
Helping students learn to empathize with people of the other gender and treat them respectfully is a key part of social-emotional learning. In spring of , a group of students at a Boston-area high school staged a walkout to protest what they characterized as daily misogyny and sexual harassment at their school and incidents of sexual assault among students. They noted that girls were often called "bitch," "whore," and "slut.