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Sexual misconduct in academic setting: domestic law and practice in Malaysia

Ali Mohamed, Ashgar Ali (2015) Sexual misconduct in academic setting: domestic law and practice in Malaysia. International Journal of Private Law, 8 (1). pp. 59-72. ISSN 1753-6235 E-ISSN 1753-6243

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Sexual harassment is one of the contemporary silent issues in academic setting in the schools and institution of higher education. The above subject has become a climax discourse and heatedly debated in various sectors in the recent past. A number of theoretical and empirical studies have demonstrated that sexual harassment has a tendency of causing long term psychological disturbances to the victims. Despite of advocacy of no discrimination between female and male in education, sexual harassment in schools and higher educational institutions in Malaysia is drastically prevalent. This paper therefore explores the domestic laws of Malaysia dealing with sexual misconduct against the students and its adequacy.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2924/40232
Uncontrolled Keywords: sexual harassment; Malaysia; misconduct; Federal Constitutio
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Dr Ashgar Ali Ali Mohamed
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2014 16:11
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 13:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40232

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