UCD to introduce class on how bystanders can intervene in harassment

Ireland“A mandatory 90-minute lesson on how bystanders can intervene in cases of sexual harassment or assault will be taken by some 5,500 incoming first-years at University College Dublin in September. The aim of the lesson, which will be embedded into the orientation programme for first-year students, is to ‘equip students with the confidence to intervene in small ways in the event they do see something or experience it themselves’ …” (more)

[Jade Wilson, Irish Times, 25 February]

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One Response to “UCD to introduce class on how bystanders can intervene in harassment”

  1. D Says:

    Is harrassment a crime? If so, this is a vigilante training course and you will have to justify why only harassment is serious enough to demand citizen cops.

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