Bianca Fileborn

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Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.

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By the time young people get to university, it’s far too late to be initiating education on sexual consent, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.

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More needs to be done to address the harsh reality of sexual assault and harassment at music venues and festivals, says UNSW criminologist Dr Bianca Fileborn. 

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A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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The power disparity between Harvey Weinstein and his alleged victims plays into a range of myths and stereotypes about women, writes Bianca Fileborn.

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Ageist assumptions about sex and sexuality will be challenged at a UNSW seminar that will highlight findings from the most comprehensive study of Australians aged 60 and over. 

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Best practice guidelines on sexual assault research include maintaining confidentiality and prioritising the safety and wellbeing of participants at all times, writes Bianca Fileborn.