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Reclaim the Night: A run-down of catcalling

Reclaim the Night: A run-down of catcalling

Addressing the importance of calling out catcalling and discussing what can be done to make women feel safer.
Opinion: Police in nightclubs won’t solve the issue of sexual harassment

Opinion: Police in nightclubs won’t solve the issue of sexual harassment

Laura Thompson has never been to a club, but she still knows a police presence won’t solve the widespread issue of sexual harassment
Girls To The Front: Groping, Gig Culture and what men can do

Girls To The Front: Groping, Gig Culture and what men can do

A look into the presence of sexual harassment that haunts gig culture and the live music scene.
MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

Adrien Martinez explores social isolation, relationships, and subjectivity in the digital age through the eyes of an obsessive, lonely, and damaged outcast.
She was not asking for it: end street harassment now

She was not asking for it: end street harassment now

Becky Mundill writes about how we need to stop being passive bystanders of street harassment, and start talking about it
Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Reports showed the increase of attention on gender-based issues, but the lack of focus on those that are racial-based
The Impact of Reclaim the Night

The Impact of Reclaim the Night

Rebecca Rommen examines the impact of this year’s Reclaim the Night march, with around 3,500 people taking part, and how it successfully shines a light on the topic of night-time safety.
Majority of students ‘exposed to unwanted sexual behaviour’

Majority of students ‘exposed to unwanted sexual behaviour’

A survey of 5,649 UK university students has found that 53% of respondents experienced unwanted sexual behaviour from another student
Sexual harassment is epidemic in nightclubs

Sexual harassment is epidemic in nightclubs

A poll by The Mancunion revealed a startling lack of reporting of sexual assault

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

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

University sexual harassment report published

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

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

Better sex education key to tackling sexual assaults, campaigners say

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

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

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”

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

Sexual harassment rife at UK universities

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

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.

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

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