The female students who reported the WhatsApp group chat, which involved anti-Semitic, sexist comments, and rape threats, felt like they were being “punished” by the uni’s procedures.
We’re representing students traumatised by how the university mishandled their reports of threats of sexual violence. “The university caused so much pain and so much damage…I don’t want to go to my graduation. I just can’t wait to never have to go to Warwick ever again” said one plaintiff.
The Tab interviews Dr Ann Olivarius on the “rape chat” scandal at Warwick University and the university’s failure to protect its students.
Our clients tell the BBC how they found themselves targeted by close male friends in a group “rape chat”, and how their complaints were handled poorly by Warwick University.
Our clients, and several female students at Warwick University, feature in a BBC documentary sharing their experience as survivors of the Warwick rape chat scandal.
Lauren Hoffman’s analytical essay on Title IX’s importance in ending sexual misconduct at universities. Hoffman interviews Yale alumni Dr. Olivarius and Mollie Johnson from McAllister Olivarius.
Georgina Calvert-Lee speaks to The Guardian about the widespread use of non-disclosure agreements, especially in cases of sexual harassment.
Dr Olivarius was one of three high-profile Yale women to achieve the award for their work at the frontlines of advancing gender equity.
Dr Olivarius’ talk at TEDx Reading “Revenge Porn – the Naked Truth” is now available to watch.
UCL announced an end to its use of gag orders in cases of sexual harassment. This is in large part due to the activism of McO client Emma Chapman, who spoke out against the NDA UCL made her sign.
Client Dr Emma Chapman speaks out against non-disclosure agreements. Dr Chapman refused to sign an NDA in her sexual harassment complaint against UCL.
Out client, Chrissy Chambers, speaks to The Times about the landmark revenge porn lawsuit against her ex. The first civil case of its kind in the UK, it paves the way for other victims.