A blog from Zero Tolerance.
This blog is the fourth in a series in which Claire Simpson, PhD student at the University of Stirling discusses the results of her media monitoring project.
This blog is the third in a series in which Claire Simpson, PhD student at the University of Stirling discusses the results of her media monitoring project.
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
By guest blogger, Chiquita Elvin
I am writing to you as a member of the judging panel of the Write to End Violence Against Women Awards, a new awards scheme recognising and rewarding high quality journalism that makes a positive contribution to changing attitudes to violence against women.View
Recently I attended a fantastic fundraiser for the Women’s Support Project, at which comedian and national treasure Elaine C Smith explored the role of pop music in shaping our culture’s attitude to gendered violence and abuse, and to women’s role in society. She sang us a few examples of truly sexist songs, such as the Burt Bacharach classic ‘Wives and Lovers’, which warns women to stay attentive and beautiful to prevent their men from straying: “Hey, little girl, comb your hair, fix your make-up, soon he will open the door,Don't think because there's a ring on your finger, you needn't try any more.View