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Improving College Campus–Based Prevention of Violence Against Women

May 22nd, 2017|External news, Links (external info and resources)|

Improving College Campus–Based Prevention of Violence Against Women: A Strategic Plan for Research Built on Multipronged Practices and Policies by Victoria L. Banyard TRAUMA, VIOLENCE, & ABUSE 2014, Vol. 15(4) 339-351 ª The Author(s) 2014 Reprints and permission: sagepub.com/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1524838014521027 tva.sagepub.com Growing awareness of the scope of violence against women (VAW) on college campuses has led to innovations [...]

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

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 [...]

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

It’s on us to stop sexual assault

July 13th, 2016|Links (external info and resources)|

Campaign to rase awareness about sexual assault on US Colleges: "It's On Us is a rallying cry inviting everyone to step up and realize that the solution begins with us. It’s a declaration that sexual assault is not only a crime committed by a perpetrator against a victim, but a societal problem in which [...]

Break the Silence on Male Rape and Sexual Abuse. Victims Suffer. Survivors Speak.

July 5th, 2016|Links (external info and resources)|

National website and emotional support service for male survivors: "This national portal will provide the most up to date information related to the rape and sexual abuse of men as well as a searchable database of organisations and individuals nationally who can support these men." +info external link

You Might Know Or Love A Rapist, But That’s No Excuse

June 21st, 2016|Links (external info and resources)|

A girl explains why we should always believe all survivors, no matter who their rapist is: "Rapists are not the strangers behind bushes we paint in TV shows and movies. At least 80 percent of rapes on college campuses are committed by someone’s friend, lab partner, boyfriend...Every time we choose to not believe a survivor, [...]

Against sexualised violence and racism. Always. Anywhere. #ausnahmslos (“noexcuses”)

May 13th, 2016|Links (external info and resources)|

Campaign for gender equality, a fair and open society, and against sexism, racism and other forms of discrimination: "We want a society in which everyone, independent of ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion or self expression, shall feel safe and protected from verbal and physical attacks: be it on the streets, at home, at work [...]