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Statement from USVReact

October 21st, 2016|News, Project news|

Statement from USVReact and CHUCL projects on Universities UK task force report on violence against women, harassment and hate crime. We welcome the release of the Universities UK report today on violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students. It is crucial that leading bodies in the sector put pressure on universities [...]

28 October 2016 – Critical Sexology seminar

October 11th, 2016|News, Project news|

A Collaborative Critical Sexology and Sex-Gen-in-the-South Seminar. Location: Room 2, Open University Camden, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP Organized by Feona Attwood and Meg-John Barker Speakers: Jessica Ringrose and Emilie Lawrence: “From Misandry Memes to Calling Out Manspreading: How Social Media Feminist Humour is Challenging Sexism and Sexual Violence” Rachel O’Neill: [...]

Understanding the roots of sexual violence and lad culture in universities

October 11th, 2016|External news, Links (external info and resources), News|

This article for The Conversation talks about 'lad culture' in universities, the need to understand how it develops over the course of the educational life course and it mentions the USVreact project as part of this. +info external link

Because I am a Girl Campaign

October 11th, 2016|External news, News|

The Plan International UK Campaign to fight against the global violence and discrimination that girls face. +info external link

The State of Girls’ Rights in the UK

October 11th, 2016|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

This report by the organisation Plan International UK shows that, as in other parts of the world, too many girls in the UK don’t enjoy their rights: " For girls, blatant rights violations such as sexual violence are underpinned by a reality too often defined by gendered expectations and everyday harassment." +info [...]

Widespread’ sexual harassment and violence in schools must be tackled

October 11th, 2016|External news, News|

This Report by the Women and Equalities Committee exposes the scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence in English schools: "The report finds an alarming inconsistency in how schools deal with sexual harassment and violence, which is mostly targeted at girls, a disregard for existing national and international equality obligations, and a lack of [...]

Disclosure and exposure in the neoliberal university

September 13th, 2016|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

This blog, writen and edited by USVreact co-PI Alison Phipps, includes many relevant writings about lad culture and issues aroudn sexual harrassment and assault. Here a link to an interesting consideration about disclosure of sexual harassment and assault experiences in the neoliberal university. +info external link

#NotGuilty campaign

September 13th, 2016|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

According to its website: 'The #NotGuilty campaign against sexual violence and assault was set up in April 2015 by the Oxford University student newspaper, Cherwell, in accompaniment to Ione Wells’s letter to her assaulter. The campaign aims to reach those of all genders, ages, nationalities and sexualities. It is an all-inclusive, apolitical campaign for [...]

The MEND campaign

September 13th, 2016|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

The MEND campaign seeks to end the epidemic of violence against women and girls by empowering young men and boys to become the catalyst for cultural change. +info external link

#USVreact Brunel University video

September 13th, 2016|News, Project news|

Report and video about the #USVreact project created by Kristin Holseth, MA Journalism student at Brunel University London 2016. +info external link