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Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Three female graduate students at Harvard University have sued, claiming the educational institution for years ignored sexual harassment and bullying by an anthropology professor , the media reported.

Margaret Czerwienski, Lilia Kilburn and Amulya Mandava have accused the university of both ignoring allegations that John Comaroff had sexually harassed students for years and allowing him to bully students into threatening their college careers. they were denouncing him, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.

According to the lawsuit in federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, Harvard ignored numerous warning signs, which allowed Professor John Comaroff to sexually harass a female student and harm her career, as well as jeopardize her career. of her two comrades, who spoke inside her. defence, as quoted in the report.

Harvard authorities found that Comaroff engaged in verbal behavior that violated policies on sexual and gender-based harassment, but he was not found responsible for unwanted sexual touching, according to the newspaper.

The professor was placed on administrative leave until the spring semester and banned from teaching for the following academic year.

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