students and professors at the University of Guanajuato reported at least 17 cases of sexual harassment within the educational centre, which, according to the victims, have been ignored by the Campus authorities.
Aggressors as victims told the teachers Armando Chaguaceda, Alejandro Klein Caballero, Gustavo Garabito Ballesteros, Tagle Daniel Zamora and James Herrera Rodriguez, who give classes in degree courses in anthropology, sociology and Social work in the University campus of San Carlos, in Leon, Guanajuato.
According to the middle zone, the students and teachers accuse that they continue working for the University and “enjoying the privileges of their positions of power, protection and complicity of the authorities”.
“We want to denounce the University of Guanajuato is not a safe space for women. Forms of violence have been committed in all institutional ranges, employment and sexual harassment is part of everyday life in relationships that occur in the institution,”said at press conference.
despite accusation by harassment, promote academic one of the cases is that of Julio César Kala, academic who according to Zona Franca, was recently appointed as coordinator of the doctorate interinsitucional in human rights, despite the fact that there are charges for sexual harassment against her.
Fellow Isabel Puente, who complained to the University of Guanajuato to Kala by sexual harassment in August 2015, accused since it pointed to the academic lost friends, family relationships, and even your workplace.
In the absence of actions against the Professor by the University institution, Isabel resorted to the Attorney of the rights human of the State of Guanajuato (Pdheg) which, to this day, has not issued a resolution for this case.
In February of this year, reported free-trade zone, the Commission of Honor and justice of the University of Guanajuato was acquitted July Caesar Kala of the accusation of Elizabeth, with the argument that “lack of evidence” to prosecute him, which according to the victim “test the lack of impartiality of the institution”.
Consulted by free trade zone on these charges, the University of Guanajuato said that the appointment of Julio César Kala as co-ordinator of the doctorate in human rights “does not deserve an official position, because the academic was acquitted of the facts that you” they charged at the time”.