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 […]
Major archival project from the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America which is based at Harvard University. It is working on a large-scale project to comprehensively document the #metoo movement covering the legal, political and social impact. It is aiming to collect social media, news articles, legislation, lawsuits, statistical studies, Fortune 500 companies’ employment manuals, […]
Available via Youtube This series explores the way that #MeToo Movement was translated and transformed in China, India, Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. It is curated by Dr Monika Winarnita of Deakin University and associated with The Asian Media and Cultural Studies Network, an initiative of Deakin University with partners from Tsinghua and Wuhan Universities […]
Office for Students will intervene if colleges do not have robust procedures for dealing with allegations of sexual harassment and abuse. The latest guidelines have just been released by the Office for Students. Read the full text on their website
According to the latest report from the Women and Equalities Committee sexual harassment of women and girls is routine and relentless. The report includes sections on the problem in universities as well as at night time. Other related materials include: London Mayor’s night safety charter for women UN Safer Cities programme which has a wider remit […]
This week the Fawcett Society has issued a report on changing attitudes in the wake of the #MeToo movement This has shown increasing awareness. Findings include that in the 18-34 age group over 50% say that they are now more likely to speak up against sexual harassment, including 58% of young men However on the […]
Sexual harassment is an everyday occurrence in the workplace according to the latest report issued this week by the Women and Equalities Commission. The Fawcett society is a major campaign group. Their recent Sex Discrimination Law Review called for third party harassment laws to give women better access to justice. The Equality and Human Rights Commission […]
“Urgent action” is needed to better protect victims of sexual harassment in the workplace after shocking incidents were reported to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Get the facts and recommendations in their new report.
Latest shocking data from the UK Office of National Statistics. This compares with 4% of men. See the methodology and full report on the website. The website also includes other crime surveys for England and Wales. The UK has one of the highest levels of recorded sexual violence crime in Europe. Eurostat provides details of […]
A recent Pew report on the American population has also found that the genders and different sectors of the population have different conceptions of what constitutes online harassment.