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Consent on Campus - Challenging Gender Based Violence
The National Union of Students (NUS) in UK initiated a campaigned called ‘I Heart Consent’ in 2014 which aimed to raise awareness of consent and challenge myths around gender based violence. The campaign followed research ...
The Public Sector Equality Duty: Formal Equality, Institutional Processes and Legal Compliance in Higher Education
The aim of this paper is to build on a previous paper which explored the politics and perspectives of various social actors regarding anti-discrimination legislation and equality within a higher education setting. This ...
Equality Processes in Higher Education: A Case Study
The aim of this paper is to discuss the impact of the politics and perceptions relating to equality on compliance with legislative requirements as reflected through the equality processes within a case study institution. ...
"I'd be reluctant to... start putting a whole bunch of bureaucratic machinery in place for a problem that doesn't exist or is marginal." The Challenges of Addressing Gender Based Violence in a Campus Context
The issue of sexual assault, harassment and violence on university campuses has been reported over recent years and months. In 2014 (building on a report from 2010), the National Union of Students issued a report “That’s ...
I *Heart* Consent Week
Challenging Gender-Based Violence within the Campus Transition
Sexual assault, harassment and violence on university campuses is a prevalent and pressing concern. A recent Universities UK taskforce report recommended that urgent action in this area is needed and universities are ...
New Spaces: Safeguarding Students from Violence and Hate
(Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice, University of Northampton, 2018-09)
Sexual assault, harassment, violence and hate crime on university campuses is a prevalent and pressing concern. A recent Universities UK taskforce report recommended that urgent action in this area is needed. Universities ...