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Four male students from the Australian National University have been reprimanded for chanting offensive and derogatory songs, including graphic sexual nursery rhymes with euphemisms for oral sex.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins says the incident is “concerning.”
The students were suspended for the duration of Orientation Week, however ANU have demanded further information on the incident, saying additional action could be taken, including further suspension or expulsion.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is currently conducting a national project examining sexual assault and sexual harassment issues on Australian university campuses.