Acting against sexual harassment in academic and research organisations [2021-10-07]


7 October 2021


09:30-15:30 (Brussels time)




1 day

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding sexual harassment as an expression of gender violence and power relations
  • Provide examples of prevention policies
  • Importance of embedding sexual harassment policies in institutional structural change


Target Group

  • Gender equality officers/focal points/equality and/or diversity officers
  • Human Resources officers
  • Ombudspersons
  • Gender Equality Plan teams
  • Health and safety officers
  • Head of departments/units




Ea Høg Utoft

Postdoc, Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University

Dr. Utoft is an an engaged, ambitious and competent academic from the Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy, Aarhus University, with a particular interest in and passion for issues related to equality and diversity in knowledge-intensive organizations, with a particular focus on universities. She has a solid knowledge foundation within the areas of leadership, organizations, human resources and communication, gender and diversity from academic and corporate, theoretical and applied settings in Denmark as well as abroad.

Juliette Sanchez Lambert

Trainer and consultant, gender equality and harassment prevention

Juliette Sanchez-Lambert is a trainer, facilitator and consultant with expertise in gender equality, LGBTQI+ rights, diversity and inclusion and sexual violence prevention.
She is also the co-author of ‘It’s not that grey’, a practical guide which deconstructs the so-called “grey zone” of sexual harassment by giving concrete tools to identify, bust myths around and fight harassment.

Juliette supports varied organisations in the public and private sectors, universities, NGOs and international organisations in raising awareness on equality matters and building tools to create social change, from diversity and inclusion policies to sexual harassment prevention mechanisms. She builds and facilitates trainings, in person or online, from small workshops to large-scale webinars with several hundreds of people. She attended the Gender Equality Academy training-of-trainers.

She is also a recognised expert and trainer by the Council of Europe on LGBTI rights, women's empowerment, global education and youth cooperation, a registered trainer in the Directory of Service Providers to train humanitarian personnel on the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse with DIGNA and a gender equality and women's empowerment consultant for the United Nations Developpment Programme.

Topics she can facilitate trainings on include:
• Gender equality, gender budgeting and gender mainstreaming
• Sexual harassment and sexual violence prevention
• Bystander intervention for harassment prevention
• Diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias

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