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“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

Want to challenge sexual harassment at work? That’ll be £1200 please.

Sexual harassment is high on the news agenda right now.
Posted: June 19, 2013
Blog category: scottish government, zero tolerance, scotland, united kingdom, feminism, gender

Violence against women in the Scottish Media

It’s the last day of February, and as part of our Handle with Care project I have been keeping watch over the media for 1 month. The idea was to get a sample of media coverage on men’s violence against women, and examine the quality of coverage of these issues.
Posted: February 28, 2013
Blog category: scotland, feminism, gender

Don’t walk past saunas and look the other way

Guest blog from Lauren Fox Lauren is a sculptor who lives in Edinburgh. Her blog is www.laurenffox.blogspot.com and she tweets as @WeldedRockets Let me start by introducing myself. I am a woman. A feminist (gasp!).
Posted: January 21, 2013
Blog category: scottish government, scotland, prostitution

Men Engaging in Feminism

Guest blog from Talat Yaqoob, White Ribbon Scotland The issue of men engaging in feminism has, and continues to be, controversial. Whether it’s men attending Reclaim the Night Marches or men being quoted about their thoughts on rape culture, feminists often double take and worry about what that involvement means.

Posted: November 21, 2012
Blog category: scotland



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