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Recruitment of female lecturers will curb sexual harassment
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<div class="code-block code-block-43" style="margin: 8px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; color: #000000; font-family: roboto, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; text-align: center; display: block; clear: both;"> <div style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline;" align="center"> <div id="placement_419914_0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; color: #000000; display: block; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; font-weight: 400; line-height: 1.55; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;">Dr Aisha Bawa of the Department of History, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS), says recruitment of more female lecturers would reduce sexual harassments on campuses.<span style="font-size: 1.1rem;">NAN reports that the Senior Lecturer spoke in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Sokoto.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">She stressed that having more women in academia would curb sex-for-marks menace and other forms of harassment.<span style="font-size: 1.1rem;">Bawa, the only female lecturer in the Department of History in UDUS, said: &ldquo;When there are more female lecturers, the female students will feel free to discuss their issues with them than going to the male folk.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">&ldquo;So more representation will help the system to wipe out issues of sex-for-marks and other sexual harassment strategies&rdquo;.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">The lecturer noted that having more females in the system would also encourage them to work hard.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">Dr Aisha Bawa of the Department of History, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS), says recruitment of more female lecturers would reduce sexual harassments on campuses.</p> <div class="code-block code-block-43" style="margin: 8px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; 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border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">Bawa, the only female lecturer in the Department of History in UDUS, said: &ldquo;When there are more female lecturers, the female students will feel free to discuss their issues with them than going to the male folk.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">&ldquo;So more representation will help the system to wipe out issues of sex-for-marks and other sexual harassment strategies&rdquo;.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">The lecturer noted that having more females in the system would also encourage them to work hard.</p> <div class="code-block code-block-45" style="margin: 8px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; 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padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">&ldquo;They (students) have been calling the mother of the department. They feel happy when they see me as the only female in the department and feel free to come to me than to go to the men because I welcome them as my children,&rdquo; Bawa said.</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; line-height: 1.55;">The don, however, acknowledged that a lot of requirements in the academic system restrain women.</p> <div class="code-block code-block-46" style="margin: 8px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: roboto, sans-serif; text-align: center; clear: both;"> <div id="placement_419925_0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;</div> </div> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 1.1rem; vertical-align: baseline; color: #000000; display: block; font-family: 'PT Serif', sans-serif; font-weight: 400; line-height: 1.55; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;">&ldquo;After the first degree, some women find it very difficult to come back for Masters and the university system is a system that you need to have additional qualification for you to fit in,&rdquo; she noted.</p> <div class="code-block code-block-45" style="margin: 8px auto; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: roboto, sans-serif; text-align: center; clear: both;"> <div id="placement_419924_0" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">&nbsp;</div> </div>
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Dr Aisha Bawa of the Department of History, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS), says recruitment of more female lecturers would reduce sexual harassments on campuses.
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