Collection of data on gender-based violence and harassment against female professors

External practice



Reason it was developed

Lack of data on the level of gender-based violence and harassment in the higher education sector.


Following on from the #metoo movement, there is increased awareness on harassment in academia. Questions on harassment are now being developed and will be included in the annual working environment survey among staff in HEIs. The union is represented in the working group developing the questions.


More data will be available in future on the level of harassment and violence in the higher education sector.

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