Empowered Campus has released materials arguing that gender-based violence should be a priority in light of Covid-19 – predicting a rise in cases of sexual harassment and assault in and around halls of residence during lockdown. Their recently released 2018 survey of 8,106 students suggests that one in seven female students had reported experiencing a physical or sexual assault, and that one in four had experienced sexual harassment.
Empowered Campus: Gender-based violence reports
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on December 7, 2020
Posted in Criminology, Education, Sociology | Tagged Higher Education, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, United Kingdom, Women | Leave a response
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