Leave the website
 

Blog

A blog from Zero Tolerance. 

Sexual Entertainment Venues: a new law and a chance for change

Sexual Entertainment Venues: a new law and a chance for change

Zero Tolerance thinks that these venues contribute to a sleazy, sexist, objectifying culture, which normalises gender inequality and increases violence against women. We would rather they didn’t exist. But, sometimes, change comes in increments.

by Zero Tolerance Co-director, Jenny Kemp

Posted: July 3, 2015
Blog category: commercial sexual exploitation, lap dancing, stripping
View
“Sexual Entertainment Venues”: Where are we now?

“Sexual Entertainment Venues”: Where are we now?

Here at Zero Tolerance, we’re keeping tabs on various developments including the Scottish Government’s consultation on a new domestic abuse offence; legislation on Human Trafficking; and legislation to create a new licensing regime for Sexual Entertainment Venues (SEVs). This blog is an update on the last of these – SEVs, or lap-dancing clubs, as most people call them.

Posted: June 9, 2015
Blog category: scotland, lap dancing, stripping
View
Challenging violence against women with an air weapons license?

Challenging violence against women with an air weapons license?

"Concern with a small subsection in a bill to licence air weapons might seem far removed from our usual work of supporting early years workers to challenge gender inequality, ortraining youth workers to challenge abuse and exploitation in teen relationships; however there are important connections to be made."

by Zero Tolerance Capacity Building Officer, Liz Ely

Posted: April 22, 2015
Blog category: lap dancing, stripping
View
 
 

Twitter


Facebook

Latest News

Zero Tolerance launch ‘What journalists need to know about the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill’ with Cabinet Secretary Michael Matheson

MoreDecember 6, 2017

Shortlist Announced for Write to End Violence Against Women Awards 2017

MoreNovember 29, 2017

Latest Blog

The power of zero: how a bold Scotland-based campaign changed the world's thinking about sexual violence

MoreJuly 25, 2017

Taking Stalking Seriously

MoreJune 13, 2017