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WAVE Conference (19 – 21 Oct 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In October, Berlin hosted the 18th WAVE conference organized by the WAVE Network. Under the slogan “Step up! Europe – Unite to end violence against women and their children” over 400 participants coming from different countries and continents and ranging from members of the academia, government representatives to EU and UN experts discussed the [...]

Safe at Home, Safe at Work Conference (24 – 25 Nov 2016)

December 13th, 2016|News|

In November in Madrid was held the “Safe at home, Safe at work” conference, which was organized by the European Trade Union Confederation, and over 80 European trade unions were involved. In this occasion, to mark the International Day against Violence against Women (November 25), a study was presented that shows how trade unions [...]

Conference: Security and Victimization – 24 & 25 Nov 2016

November 7th, 2016|External news|

VII Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia Security and victimization: Challenges of social reaction and victims' protection Belgrade, 24th and 25th November 2016 Victimology Society of Serbia (VDS) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization, founded in 1997, whose aim is to unite as many academics and professionals as possible who are interested in [...]

#USVreact Project Team Meeting at the Università degli Studi di Torino (10-11 Oct 2016)

November 7th, 2016|News, Project news|

In October took place the #USVreact project team meeting at the Università degli Studi di Torino in Turin,Italy. During the 2 days spent together all the participants shared research done, training plans and ideas about future dissemination actions. Partner finalized details about the training about to start at 7 Universities across Europe soon. The [...]

Students, Societies, Sexual Violence and Support

November 7th, 2016|News, Project news|

Pam Alldred and Anne Chappell from the Brunel University London #USVreact team have been invited to speak at the 'New Mediations of Feminist Sociology of Education' event at NUNN HALL, UCL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION in a session entitled 'Feminist Challenges in Higher Education'. The paper they are presenting is 'Students, Societies, Sexual Violence and [...]

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 [...]