A blog from Zero Tolerance.
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
This event was organised to discuss what it means to be a feminist in the public sphere – both for individuals and for politicians and women who are in the public eye.
In early January, our long-time director, Jenny Kemp moved on to a new post at EIS. Her expertise, experience, passion and good humour will be sorely missed by everyone at Zero Tolerance, though we're delighted she will be bringing her considerable talents to the education sector. Our Board Chair, Margaret Small, reflects on Jenny's contribution to Zero Tolerance.
by Zero Tolerance Acting Chair, Margaret Small
"Sexual assault and rape occurs in all countries around the world - it may take different forms because of the specific economic, social and political structures in a country but sexism and misogyny are endemic." Tanita reflects on the media coverage and response of the recent attacks in Cologne.
by guest blogger, Tanita Louise Maxwell