Gender, Sexuality and Global Citizenship Education: Addressing the Role of Higher Education in Tackling Sexual Harassment and Violence



This chapter seeks to illustrate the ways in which gender and sexualities equality can be seen as fundamental to global citizenship education. In particular, the chapter will highlight the issue of sexual harassment and abuse in higher education as a key issue for educators to consider in relation to educating global citizens. The recent phenomenon of ‘lad culture’ in universities will be explored as one site of gender inequality in education, paying attention to the ways in which this manifests in university environments, as well as critically considering the ways in which university cultures themselves might sustain gender inequality and might not adequately support the development of the global citizen.


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