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UNN Vice Chancellor Advises Students And Staffs To Desist From Sex For Grades

The Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof. Charles Igwe, of University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), has said that the institution has zero tolerance for any form of sexual harassment and other social vices.

Igwe made this statement on Wenesday at the university’s first International Conference on Gender and Sexual Harassment, organised by Campus-Campaign Against Sexual Harassment (C-CASH) of the institution. The theme of the program is “Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institution: Gender Concerns and Transdisciplinary Approach in the SDGs Era” and  it was collaborated with UNN Gender and Development Policy Center(GDPC) and the centre for Public Health(CPH).

The Vice Chancellor made it clear that the university would not relent in maintaining gender equality as well as a safe learning environment devoid of sexual harassment. In his words;

Sexual harassment is a cankerworm which every one should join hands to eliminate. UNN under my administration has zero tolerance for any form of sexual harassment on any student or staff. We have gender-friendly centres in the university that handle reports on sexual harassment issues and other societal ills; the centers also give counselling”.

He went further to encouraged the staffs and students to take advantage of the centers and report any staff or student who harass them sexually, especially lecturers who demands sex for exam marks. He also warned students against deliberately seducing their lecturers or offering sex to them in exchange for marks.

He strongly made it clear that the University will not hesitate to punish any student found guilty of deliberately trying to seduce or offer sex for marks to lecturers.

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