New online tool to report sexual assault in colleges

December 6, 2021

A new method for reporting sexual assaults in colleges has been launched. Entitled the ‘Speak Out’ project the new online tool allows staff, students and visitors to anonymously report incidents of sexual assault. Data collected


Women keeping safe in winter

October 13, 2021

As winter approaches, it is important to remember that the shorter and darker evenings can prove to be very scary if you are a woman.   Winter evenings can cause the fear of you, or


The consent question

October 17, 2018

Ever since the #MeToo campaign, it is not unusual to log onto Twitter or listen to the radio and hear of a famous body or political figure facing sexual assault allegations. 

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It Stops Now campaign comes to DCU

April 19, 2017

DCU has lent official support for the It Stops Now campaign which aims to prevent sexual harassment and violence in third level education.

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DCU offers classes on safe intervention of sexual assault

October 26, 2016

A total of 45 students have enrolled in an 8-week Bystander Intervention program that Welfare Officer Cody Byrne says will teach participants how to safely intervene in situations which may escalate into sexual assaults.

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Just 3% of students report unwanted sexual experiences

October 9, 2013

A recent survey conducted by the Union of Students in Ireland has found that just 3 per cent of Irish third-level students report unwanted sexual experiences, despite 16 per cent encountering them. The study surveyed over 2,750 students online earlier this year, as Suzanne Cooper reports.