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.
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.
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.
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.
The power disparity between Harvey Weinstein and his alleged victims plays into a range of myths and stereotypes about women, writes Bianca Fileborn.
UNSW Sydney today confirmed its intention to release annual data for reports of, and responses to, sexual assault and harassment.
UNSW has welcomed the release of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s student survey on sexual harassment and sexual assault in Australian universities.
UNSW has launched a new website to make it easier for students and staff to report sexual assault and sexual harassment, and find information on available support services.
Preventing sexual violence is everybody’s responsibility, but we need to think carefully about how we do it, writes Biance Fileborn.
Australia’s first comprehensive survey of student experiences of sexual assault and harassment has been launched at UNSW as part of Universities Australia’s national Respect. Now. Always. campaign.