House Passes Anti-sexual Harassment Bill
The House of Representatives at the plenary yesterday passed for second reading a bill seeking to prohibit and punish sexual harassment of students by educators in tertiary institutions.
The bill titled: ‘Bill for an Act to make Comprehensive Provisions for the Prohibition and Punishment of Sexual Harassment of Students by Educators in Tertiary Educational Institution; and for Related Matters,’ was sent by the Senate for House concurrence.
Presenting the bill on behalf of the Senate, the House leader, Hon. Ado Doguwa, said the proposed legislation seeks to promote ethical standards in tertiary institutions and protect students from sexual harassment by educators.