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Be afraid of men (not Muslims)

September 13th, 2016|External news, News|

Statistically it's not Muslims or people with mental health problems who are most likely to kill you in a terrorist attack – it's men. Today mass violence is everywhere and the real culprit is toxic masculinity which enforces the ideas that being a man means showing strength through violence and fear. As long as [...]

University professor quits over ‘sexual harassment of female students by staff’

September 13th, 2016|External news, News|

A professor of feminist studies has resigned from University of London in protest over the normalisation of sexual harassment in the academic culture. +info external link

Sexual harassment hidden by non-disclosure agreements

September 13th, 2016|External news, News|

Apparently sexual harassment of students by university staff has been hidden by non-disclosure agreements. Universities are operating in a more and more competitive marketplace and with non-disclosure agreements they can conceal episodes that could prejudice their business: "Universities that find themselves at the centre of sexual harassment allegations are accused of prioritising their own [...]

The Brock Turner case

September 13th, 2016|External news, News|

The former Stanford University student Brock Turner who sexually assaulted a woman behind a dumpster was released from prison on Sept. 2, 2016. That’s a full three months early from his original six month sentence. Many videos on social media sights have been summing up what this means for society at large.... [...]