Sexual abuse

Often suffered in silence, survivors of sexual abuse face the daily struggle of having to deal with the baggage that comes with their treatment by the perpetrator and judgement by society and how they feel about themselves. The aim of this page is to highlight the people and organisations that are fighting to raise and change awareness around sexual violence and lobby or lasting changes in our society. Please fee free to add to this campaign with your voice, your knowledge and your influence. Continue reading “Sexual abuse”

Why separating sexual harassment and rape are dangerous

As the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal continues to expose more public figures in and outside the film industry, and gives a lifeline to survivors courageous enough to speak out – I thought it telling how some sections of the public have been tripping over themselves to denounce any sort of link between inappropriate sexual behaviour and rape. Continue reading “Why separating sexual harassment and rape are dangerous”