Predators like Weinstein operate because we permit them to

The slew of actresses who have come forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault from a single perpetrator, Harvey Weinstein, have brought to light the seedy world of Hollywood we all suspected to exist.   Hollywood turns against him only now, after years of rumours and allegations. He was expelled from the Academy of […]

Boosting the “community feel” in College: Rachel Skelly, Welfare Candidate

  Rachel Skelly is a Junior Sophister Single Honours Geographer from Clontarf, Dublin. Last April, she was elected the Students’ Union’s Gender Equality Officer. Along with society tasks and work on gender issues, Skelly has also participated in a number of art projects round college such as face-painting, drawing on her experience as a children’s […]

EU report finds 21% of Irish people believe sex without consent to be “ok”

The results of a recent Eurobarometer poll have brought to light the “alarming” attitudes towards sexual consent and assault in Ireland. The report was carried out in June and published yesterday to mark International Day to End Violence Against Women. It was taken by 1,002 people in Ireland.   With regards to consent, 21% of Irish people […]

We need to stop treating sexual assault survivors like liars

One in four is a horrifying statistic. We must all do our part to change it.

Student magazine withdawn after publishing article describing rape

The publication’s editors have apologised for the publication of an article criticised for promoting rape culture.

The year we started to pay attention to college sexual assault

Rape culture is as big an issue in Irish universities as it is in the US and UK.

Sexual assault survey officially launched on campus

Landmark study on sexual assault and harassment launched yesterday.

One in four female TCD students sexually assaulted – survey

SU welfare officer in talks to introduce compulsory sexual consent workshops.

I could be anyone: the aftermath of rape

An anonymous student describes the impact of sexual assault.

Are we gendering rape?

Peter O’Donovan questions perceptions about sexual violence against men.

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