The AAS Executive is issuing this statement of solidarity with anthropologists of all genders, and across all geographies, who are facing or have faced sexual harassment and assault in their places of work. We acknowledge with concern that this occurs in anthropology and is fostered and supported by what happens in the academy at large. We also recognise the bravery of those who have spoken out, and those who have listened and made space for them to be heard. Such violence is experienced by students and anthropologists of all ages, particularly women, LGBTQI+, ethnic minority, and First Nations anthropologists.
Read the full statement here.