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How to be an active bystander in a post #MeToo world

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Overview

In 2017, an international movement gained momentum highlighting the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and violence. Millions worldwide used #MeToo, #TimesUp, #BalanceTonPorc, #NotYourHabibti, #Teknisktfel, #QuellaVoltaChe, #YoTambien and similar hashtags not just to bring collective attention to these issues, but to push for changes that would bring an end to sexual violence and discrimination in all their forms by breaking the silence and promoting social change.

But how do we bring about this change? What can we do as individuals, in our work environment, at home, and in our wider social relations?

Join a range of international faculty, practitioners, survivors, and a global community of learners to master an active bystander approach to preventing and responding to sexual harassment and violence.

Learners will acquire the tools to act, including a practical how-to guide, and will gain applied insights through a wide range of real-world examples to help you think and respond in the workplace and other settings.

This course draws from a range of disciplines including social psychology, sociology, law, business studies, and public policy to explore the evidence about what works and what you can do.

Taught by

Dr Sarah Steele

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