Sexual Harassment and Assault

New Tool to Help Children Report Nudes Shared Online, but Revenge Porn Affects Women of All Ages

In a move to try and decrease the amount of “self-generated” photos being circulated online of under 18s, a world-first tool has been created to remove these images from the internet.  Childline has launched the Report Remove Tool with the Internet Watch Foundation to help young people remove images of themselves online, which were once …

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Is My Skirt Too Short?: The Rape Culture Pandemic

Rape culture: a society or environment whose prevailing social attitudes have the effect of normalising or trivialising sexual assault or abuse. Rape culture puts the onus on women and girls to avoid sexual assault. Every woman I know takes precautions to keep safe, and women being shown ways to avoid or escape assault seem to …

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Sarah Everard: Proof that We’re Not Afraid for No Reason

“It’s the thing they teach us to be afraid of from childhood. It’s proof that we’re not afraid for no reason.” – Rebecca Reid I am sick with rage. My throat is blistering with three decades of contained screams. A 33-year-old woman, dressed in brightly coloured walking clothes was going home in the evening, on …

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