Investigate a hundred violations and sexual aggressions committed in a year at a prestigious French school of engineers

French justice opened an investigation this Thursday after an audit carried out among students from a prestigious school of engineers that revealed about a hund

Investigate a hundred violations and sexual aggressions committed in a year at a prestigious French school of engineers

French justice opened an investigation this Thursday after an audit carried out among students from a prestigious school of engineers that revealed about a hundred violations and sexual aggressions that occurred in the university year 2020-2021.

Anonymous audit was carried out between 2,386 students per mail at the end of the university year and at the request of the address.

According to the School Central Support, associated with the Paris Saclay University, Research "shows in evidence situations of very worrying sexist and sexual violence."

"Faced with the severity of the facts declared" In this unpublished research, the director of the Romain Soubeyran School decided to alert French justice.

In response, it opened a preliminary investigation for sexual harassment, sexual aggressions and violations, and entrusted the case to specialized researchers.

According to the first results of the audit, 51 women and 23 men reported having been victims during the year of sexual harassment, 46 men and 25 men of sexual assault and 20 women and 8 men rape.

Among the students who declared to have been victims of violence, "9 of 10" indicated that their aggressor would be another student "in an associative context or student residence," said the school, located about 20 km south of Paris, in An immense campus.

Updated Date: 08 October 2021, 16:23

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