Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon: ‘Men are the problem’ in harassment cases

Artocle here. Excerpt:

'Nicola Sturgeon has warned of a cultural problem with "the behaviour of men" as she ordered a review of the way the Scottish Government deals with complaints of sexual harassment.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney is now to address MSPs on the issue in Parliament today because he is the most senior man in Ms Sturgeon's administration.
A spokesman for Ms Sturgeon revealed she had told cabinet that the problem does not lie with "victims or organisations" caught up in the allegations.

He said: "The problem is with men and men's behaviour - that is the problem."

The Scottish Government does currently investigate all complaints which are made by staff.'

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Indeed in genuine harassment cases, the problem is the harasser. But what if the accusation is false? Assuming the accused (assumed to be male) is guilty by declaring men to be the problem ahead of time is contrary to presumed innocence.

Then again, this isn't the first time in human history men have been presumed guilty.

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