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Universities tackle harassment

A report by Universities UK, the representative organisation for the UK’s universities, has shown that universities have made great strides in tackling gender-based violence, but warned that more was needed to be done to combat racism. The report, called Changing The Culture, is a report by Universities UK taskforce examining violence against women, harrasment and…

Gaming

Women in Gaming

Many industries have a gender imbalance, with men securing jobs over their female counterparts. It’s no surprise that the gaming industry is one of the worst for this, with gaming employees and audiences alike being predominantly male.  One excellent example of this is in the UK, where 49% of men and 48% of women play…

Sex Survey 2019

Dick pics on the rise

Something that has been prevalent in the modern age of dating: receiving ‘dick pics’. A baffling phenomenon that often occurs in the midst of a conversation, when a (usually) male counterpart sends a photo of his genitalia without the consent of the person on the receiving end. A recent YouGov study states that one in…

Sex survey 2018

Harassment in the digital age

Sending and receiving unsolicited sexual images is becoming more and more reported in the media. Reportedly, ABC News said millions of women openly complain about receiving explicit photos from all social media platform and dating websites. According to Concrete’s survey, 34.9% of UEA students have received unsolicited sexual pictures and messages when using a dating…

Film, Venue

Harassment in Hollywood

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has revealed that sexual harassment is prevalent in Hollywood and the film industry in general. It has been referred to as Hollywood’s “open secret”.  Indeed, now that the numerous Weinstein allegations have surfaced, videos of multiple jokes about Weinstein and his seemingly predatory sexual behaviour that pre-date the scandal have made…

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UEA scores red in university free speech rankings

Online political magazine Spiked.com has given the University of East Anglia a red ranking in the Free Speech University Rankings (FSUR), a significant change from the green ranking it awarded in 2015. The website surveyed all British universities and their students unions and ranked them using a traffic light system. Red universities, such as UEA,…

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