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Zero Tolerance 1992 Campaign: The Public’s Response

Maria Sofou, a student in Gender Studies at Stirling University, has been researching our archives and finding out more about our 1992 campaign. She will be writing a series of blogs about our poster campaign over the coming weeks.

Posted: May 1, 2018
Blog category: zero tolerance, feminism
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Spotlight on the media: why are we still blaming the victim?

Results from our Media Monitoring project: part 3 

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Spotlight on Scottish Media: Language matters

Results from our Media Monitoring project: part 2 

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Violence against women and the Gender Recognition Act

Violence against women and the Gender Recognition Act

Since the Government announced its review of the 2004 Gender Recognition Act (GRA), there has been much debate about the proposed reforms, with harmful stereotypes and untruths being perpetuated at th
Posted: March 1, 2018
Blog category: feminism
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The power of zero: how a bold Scotland-based campaign changed the world's thinking about sexual violence

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

On Thursday 29th June we hosted an afternoon of conversation at Glasgow Women's Library in celebration of our 25th anniversary.
Posted: July 25, 2017
Blog category: feminism
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Sexual harassment in schools

Sexual harassment in schools

Headlines have been dominated this week by reports highlighting the problem of sexual harassment in schools. While studies have focused on different areas, together they paint a coherent picture: sex and relationships education in schools is not up to scratch.

by Zero Tolerance Media & Events Officer, Lydia House

Posted: September 16, 2016
Blog category: feminism, early years, gender
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Influences, pressures and experiences of young women – SWC Conference

Influences, pressures and experiences of young women – SWC Conference

Our new board member, Lisa Clark, attended the SWC 'Your choice, your future' conference earlier this month. The purpose of the conference was hear the views of young women on employment, participation, and discrimination. Many of the issues raised are very close to our heart - and our work - at  Zero Tolerance. Read Lisa's blog to find out more about the event and how you can get involved in the fight to end sexism and violence against women.

by Zero Tolerance Board Member, Lisa Clark

Posted: October 24, 2015
Blog category: feminism
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Do We Need Feminism?

Do We Need Feminism?

Our Capacity Building Officer had the opportunity to attend a fantastic University of Glasgow Centre for Gender History event at the Glasgow Women’s Library. She reports back. . .

by Zero Tolerance Capacity Building Officer, Liz Ely

Posted: June 5, 2015
Blog category: feminism
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Personal Problems and Women’s Issues: Sexual Violence in Teen TV

Personal Problems and Women’s Issues: Sexual Violence in Teen TV

In recent years, the sexualisation of popular culture, and specifically the impact of this on young people, has been a great source of anxiety, prompting lots of popular media commentary as well as academic research and policy intervention (APA 2007; ASA 2008; Papadopoulos 2010; Gill 2012).

 

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Planning for Equality: Commercial frontages and the exclusion of women from Edinburgh’s public realm

By guest blogger, Chiquita Elvin

Posted: February 28, 2014
Blog category: zero tolerance, men, feminism, prevention education, children, early years, gender, media, rape culture
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