The third in a series of Policy Briefs, prepared by the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Banja Luka, aims to present the possible integration of sexual extortion into laws on higher education and recommendations for their changes. Specifically, the subject is two laws: the Law on Higher Education of the RS and the Law on Higher Education of the Canton of Sarajevo, but similar recommendations can also apply to other laws on higher education and especially to those articles that concern the violation of ethics and teacher integrity.
During the conducted “Research on the Prevalence of Sexual Extortion in Society” as a reason for sexual extortion, 8.5% of respondents stated that it happens when taking exams.
Recognizing sexual extortion in faculties, especially in relation to female students, is very important.
What is sexual extortion, how to recognize it and how this concept, according to the Analysis of Legal Regulations, can be integrated into legal policies, read in the Policy Brief: