“We’ve overlooked the rank legal abuse of Britney Spears because we as a society are very, very good at overlooking every kind of abuse against women and girls.”
Dr. Ann Olivarius’ op-ed in Metro urges for women-centred mental health support systems for working mothers.
“When we sue universities, there is often an intellectual hubris. They don’t think they should be held accountable.”
Dr. Olivarius in the Daily Mail commenting on a new survey on sexual assault on campus.
The Tab surveyed 4,000 students about their experiences of sexual assault on campus – and interview Dr. Olivarius about the shocking results.
“There is still no one in authority, like the OfS, telling universities that a fair procedure requires equal treatment of both parties,” said Georgina Calvert-Lee. “We’ve always had recalcitrant universities who just won’t do anything until they absolutely have to. And that’s why they’ve eventually got to make it mandatory.”
When university complaints procedures for sexual misconduct systematically favour the accused over the complainant, the universities create a discriminatory environment towards women who make up most complaints.
Georgina Calvert-Lee explains in The Guardian.
Universities ‘put on notice’ that they could be sued over student sexual harassment – our top team Ann Olivarius and Georgina Calvert-Lee warn no more sweeping sexual harassment under the rug.
“It’s not a surprise the Everyone’s Invited platform has taken off as it has” says Georgina Calvert-Lee.
“Sexual violence is seeping into our children from a youngest age. It’s a societal and cultural problem about the way we treat women.”
Georgina Calvert-Lee on the Everyone’s Invited campaign and tackling the shocking levels of rape culture in UK schools.
Georgina Calvert-Lee explains why it’s crucial to not speculate online about an ongoing case – and why we still need to talk about violence against women more then ever.
Kelsey Murrell and Sophie Walker explain your rights as women in Covid. From furlough and redundancy, to maternity leave, working hours and harassment – know your rights, and how to fight back.
Covid has disproportionately affected women. Georgina Calvert-Lee and Sophie Walker comment on this ‘shecession’ and the new battle for equality.