Articles about 'sexual harassment'

Thoughts on #metoo

Thoughts on the #metoo campaign

Joanna Whitehead // 16 October 2017

Categories: Blog

Examining the #ThatsHarassment campaign

Kate Harveston considers a new campaign designed to raise awareness of everyday sexual harassment

Guest Blogger // 25 August 2017

Categories: Blog

“Everybody that comes here is here for a reason, whether you know it or not”

Jo Whitehead talks to the inspirational Zahra Haji Fath Ali Tehrani, director of Oxford’s Young Women’s Music Project, about getting involved in music, sexism in the music industry and maintaining a safe and creative space for the young women of Oxfordshire

Joanna Whitehead // 11 August 2017

Categories: Activism, Culture and Media, Education, Features, Feminism, Interviews

Stop sexual harassment in schools

The Women and Equalities Committee has reported alarming levels of sexual harassment in schools. Charlotte Davies calls for action

Charlotte Davies // 21 October 2016

Categories: Blog

Military monologues

Mattie Lacey-Davidson finds the seven monologues created from the stories of real US servicewomen intense and impactful, recommending The Lonely Soldier Monologues for its important messages

Mattie Lacey-Davidson // 4 June 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

How sexism in schools is ‘exhausting’ young women

Melanie Xulu argues that the sexism young people face in schools is 'invisible'.

Guest Blogger // 1 June 2015

Categories: Blog

Girls love gigs too – so let’s make them safe

Festivals should mean fun but for women, they have become unsafe spaces. Some festival-goers shared their experiences with Laura Maw, who argues that both organisers and performers need to do more to ensure women's safety

Laura Maw // 9 September 2014

Categories: Features, Violence

Weekly round-up and open thread

This week's round-up of interesting and thought-provoking news and views

Laura // 16 September 2013

Categories: Blog

Rethinking the discourse of sexual harassment

After following Everyday Sexism on Twitter and reading its website for nearly a year, there are times when reading their continuous flow of sexual harassment stories becomes too painful an...

Alicia // 13 August 2013

Categories: Blog

Tits: A love story

Gemma Louisa Morrison explores what she has learned about society's view of breasts through reactions to both her body and her mother's, and issues a call to reclaim and love them

Guest Blogger // 21 June 2013

Categories: Blog

Leading barrister deems Operation Yewtree “grotesque spectacle”

Laura takes down an article that paints Stuart Hall's acts of child abuse as "low-level misdemeanors" and accuses anti-abuse campaigners and law-enforcement agencies of "fetishising victimhood"

Laura // 9 May 2013

Categories: Blog

Rennard, sexual harassment and male dominance

Laura reflects on what the Lord Rennard scandal tells us about the way sexual harassment is used by men to keep women in our place

Laura // 26 February 2013

Categories: Blog

SWP internal committee exonerates senior member of rape

It has come to light this week that the internal Disputes Committee within the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) held a hearing to address a rape case involving a young female...

Laura // 12 January 2013

Categories: Blog

Song of the day: Salt N Pepa – Tramp

A re-working of the Otis Redding and Carla Thomas duet, from 1967, this was an early outing for Salt N Pepa, and in terms of success it would be eclipsed...

Cazz Blase // 31 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Sexting: new technologies, same old sexism

Laura argues that it's the sexism rather than the sex we should be worried about when it comes to young people "sexting"

Laura // 12 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Sexual assault: things haven’t changed

When Isobel Greener's dad suggested that things have changed a lot since the 1970s, when women were considered "fair game" for men to grope, she decided to set the record straight by sharing some of her own personal experiences of sexual assault

Guest Blogger // 12 October 2012

Categories: Blog

Street harassment starts young

Farrah Kelly explores how street harassment affects girls and their attitudes to harassment in later life.

Guest Blogger // 1 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Why do you think it is appropriate to grope me?

In my first post I talked about what it’s like to go to a typical, commercial club such as Proud in London on a Saturday night, and their role in...

J Matthews // 21 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Take back the tech

In Cairo and New Dehli, smart phone apps are being used to map sexual harassment and report sexual assault. Farah Jassat reports

Farah Jassat // 5 January 2012

Categories: Violence

More on Gray, Keys and the media

At the risk of overkill on the issue of Gray and Keys’s conduct (or possibly giving the impression I care more about it than a strong minded lass apparently should),...

Holly Combe // 1 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Sexual harassment at Samsung

Lee Eun-eui has won around $34,000 in damages from Samsung in a landmark sexual harassment case for South Korea. However, the case has not been covered by English-language media. The...

Jess McCabe // 7 September 2010

Categories: Blog

‘My fault, I’m female’

Finally, a place to get those stories of “gender discrimination, pay gap disparity, denial of rights, and inequality” off your chest in an anonymous fashion. My Fault, I’m Female looks...

Jess McCabe // 15 July 2010

Categories: Blog

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