Nature publishes editorial against culture of harassment

...But it is clear that the system is weighted towards protecting powerful faculty members at the expense of students and young researchers. Although institutions proclaim that they have zero tolerance for abuse of the policies that they claim to enforce, too often their primary concern seems to be secrecy and reputation management...
Any principal investigator who thinks, β€œIt cannot happen at my university,” is wrong. These are not one-off cases. They are examples of a systemic underlying rot that is driving many young researchers out of science for good.

Nature, Jan 20 2016