Sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins says damning report could not have taken place without advocacy from students and survivors of assault

A landmark national survey of sexual assault and harassment on Australian university campuses would not have happened without “years of advocacy” by students and survivors of sexual assault, sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins said.

The damning report, which found that one in 10 female university students had been sexually assaulted in the past two years and less than one in 20 believe their university is doing enough to support victims, was released by the Australian Human Rights Commission on Tuesday.

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