Updated advice from the Crown Prosecution Service aims dispels 40 rape myths, including ones that have arisen due to increased sexual encounters online
Manchester’s annual march against gender-based violence, led by SU Women’s Officer Ayla Huseyinoglu, returned last Thursday
Nimo Omer explores the complicated discussion surrounding Kobe Bryant’s life and death
Trigger Warning: Rape and Sexual Assault. A mature student has been convicted of 159 sex offences against young men and sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in jail, following almost two years of court proceedings. Reynhard Sinaga has been dubbed ‘Britain’s most prolific rapist’ with police estimating that he targeted at least 190 victims […]
Lad culture is intimidating, but the Good Lad Initiative creates a space to discuss the negative impacts and instead consider positive masculinity
The University of Warwick faced a barrage of criticism after it emerged two students who were banned for 10 years for their involvement in a group chat that threatened rape could return early – later this year. Following the backlash there was a rapid U-turn and the university confirmed the pair will not be returning […]
New report reveals lack of support for survivors of sexual violence in Greater Manchester
Alexandra Walker argues that the #MeToo movement is in danger of normalising cases of sexual assault which could contribute towards the lack of protest in the Republican party against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as Supreme Court Justice.
Multiple women’s allegations of sexual assault against a society figure raise questions about student safety
In light of the raft of sexual misconduct allegations within the film industry, Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska discusses whether or not we truly can separate art from its artist
Fashion Writer Maisie Scott argues that fashion is key to the identity formation and the trauma experienced by the characters in the popular Netflix show, Sex Education
Anja Samy talks to Women’s Officer, Ayla Huseyinoglu about the Students’ Union’s annual campaign against sexual assault and male inclusion in conversations about sexual violence
The UK may acknowledge that sex without consent is rape in ours laws, but many still believe the damaging myths about rape and sexual assault, argues Kate Jackson
Cachella Smith talks with part-time women’s officer Emilia Jenkins about the projects she’s been involved with over the past year; even though each project is different, they all have the aim of helping women.
In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]
This comes as the government launches a review of whether to include misogyny as a hate crime in UK legislation.
Do Universities do enough to support victims of sexual violence? An upcoming free lecture hopes to answer just that