Posted on October 09, 2018 05:38:52 The phrase “misogyny” is a term that has gained widespread use in recent years, particularly as the #MeToo movement has seen women who have faced sexual harassment or assault speak out about it.
We are in the process of removing this particular post from our community pages, which will include comments from students who are in positions of power. “
We do not tolerate misogyny on our campuses.
We are in the process of removing this particular post from our community pages, which will include comments from students who are in positions of power.
In the meantime, we ask students to respect others and maintain a respectful environment.”
The post was first noticed by the Auburn Twitter account @AuburnU, who wrote: “@Aubustua_Univ We will be looking into this post as a public safety issue.”
As of the time of publication, the post was still online.
The #MeIt hashtag has also gained traction in recent months, and students have been sharing their experiences with harassment online.
In February, a former Auburn University student and her ex-boyfriend accused a male friend of sexually assaulting them in a private room, sparking the #metoo hashtag.
The woman’s ex-friend, who is in his early 40s, is still facing charges.
More: Aubutans have become increasingly vocal about the issue of sexual harassment on campuses.
In March, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People said it had been working with Auburn to investigate what it called a “sexual violence and harassment culture” on the university.
A spokeswoman for the university said: “Aubu students have a strong and valued relationship with one another.
It is important for us to support each other, and we are committed to doing all we can to support students, staff and faculty who feel uncomfortable around each other.
This includes supporting their right to be free from sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour.
Students are also encouraged to talk to a counsellor if they feel unsafe.
Earlier this year, it emerged that a female student was sexually assaulted on campus, with her assailant appearing to taunt her with the phrase ‘I can do anything you want me to do’.
As the hashtag #MeIts gained popularity, several women have publicly criticised the phrase.
Former Auburn student Emily Foskett said it was a misogynistic phrase used by a “small minority” of people on social media.
‘This is a really toxic term’She said it highlighted the “sensationalism and hypocrisy” in using the term.
Foskets comment was echoed by a former student, Sarah Smith, who told News.au the term had become a “sad, misogynistic, abusive term”.”
I think it has really become a toxic term, and it has given a sense of power to some people,” she said.
Smith said it made it more difficult for women to come forward in the way they had previously, when the issue was not handled “in a way that is respectful and respectful”.”
This is not something that is a victim-blaming thing.
Instead of a bystander-victim approach, you have a victimised victim who is then the target of a mob mentality.
You’re a victim of this, and you’re going to have to work with the people who you feel have done it.” “
It is so damaging, it has made it harder for women, particularly women of colour, to speak up and say no, we can’t trust you.
You’re a victim of this, and you’re going to have to work with the people who you feel have done it.”
A University of Tasmania spokesperson said the term was not used on their campus, and “misandry has no place on the University of Tasman campus”.
A spokesperson for the University Health Service Tasmania said the University’s terms of reference did not allow it to comment on the topic of the term “mis and gender inequality”.
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