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Women in Media networking event at The Botanist

The informal ‘Women in Media’ networking event is a chance to speak to respected women within the industry and meet this year’s ‘Women in Media’ committee

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Sexual harassment ‘epidemic’ at UK universities

A Guardian investigation has revealed a serious problem with staff-on-student and staff-on-staff sexual harassment at UK universities

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University sexual harassment report published

A report conducted in response to the growing reports of sexual harassment perpetrated by university staff was released today

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A street free of suggestion? Live music’s struggle against sexual harassment

Elizabeth Rushton speaks to Girls Against about their campaign to banish the culture of victim blaming and battle sexual harassment at gigs

Support the petition for an increased police presence on campus. Photo: The Mancunion

Support the petition to get more police on Fallowfield’s streets

A petition has been started by The Tab calling for Greater Manchester Police to ‘Get more police on Fallowfield’s streets’. Sign it here:


Better sex education key to tackling sexual assaults, campaigners say

Campaigners call on government to reform sex education, claiming current system leaves many unprepared

Sexual Harassment

Half of female students experience sexual harassment

Drinkaware has released statistics that show sexual crime, such as harassment, is commonplace in the clubs, bars and streets of university towns

A shocking number of students have witnessed or been subjected to harassment on campus. Photo: weaver photo @Flickr

Inquiry into sexist “lad culture” at universities to be launched

Sajid Javid MP has ordered a crackdown on sexist behaviour on campus which has been described as a “pandemic”

Harassment is everywhere. Photo: Hello Turkey Toe @Flickr

A global guide to sexual harassment

With less and less tolerance in the UK to sexual harassment, Lauren Howells describes her experience of the same problem in Argentina

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Sexual harassment rife at UK universities

A recent study by NUS shows the shocking extent of sexual harassment around universities

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No one is sure how to solve the problem of sexual harassment

With the release of the NUS Statistics that more than a third of students have suffered sexual harassment, Robert Firth takes a look at the problems surrounding the issue.

Reclaim the night

Students take to Manchester’s streets to ‘Reclaim the Night’

Demonstrators marched from Fallowfield to the University’s Oxford Road campus, chanting and waving banners