sexual violence



I’ve never been assaulted by someone I don’t know

14th October 2021

CW: Gender-based violence/sexual assault. I don’t mind walking home alone. I don’t feel particularly unsafe. I don’t stress about walking back from clubs, or bars, or even work, myself. I don’t dislike walking in the dark, or at night. I’m not meaning to sound flippant, but I don’t mind the journey. I prefer it, sometimes. ...


Only half of all reported sexual violence cases resulted in consequences for the perpetrator

27th May 2021

Since 2014, only 53% of cases reported to Glasgow resulted in “student consequences”. Content Warning: Sexual violence, rape Recent data shows that only half of all cases of sexual violence reported against students at Glasgow University resulted in “consequences” for the perpetrators. Figures from a freedom of information request by The Glasgow Guardian found that ...


Glasgow University is failing sexual assault survivors

25th March 2021

Sexual assaults on campus appear not to be taken seriously by University. Content Warning: Sexual assault  A number of sexual assaults have taken place on Glasgow University campus over the last few years, and a Glasgow Guardian investigation has found the survivors feel there has been a complete lack of support on the part of ...


Petition calling for more street lighting on Kelvin Way is endorsed by unions

25th March 2021

The petition discusses the need to make Kelvin Way safer for women and students. The student bodies of the University of Glasgow have endorsed a petition that calls for more street lighting on Kelvin Way, a popular route home for students and women that still “lacks adequate lighting” following a number of sexual crimes in ...


It’s not on the victim to prevent their attack

12th March 2021

Content Warning: sexual assault, harassment, gender-based violence In the wake of Sarah Everard’s disappearance, Rachel Campbell reflects on the culture which teaches women to walk with their keys between their fingers whilst men laugh about it. A police officer has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sarah Everard, a woman who went missing ...