We know sexual harassment and assault is a problem for students. It’s become a normal part of our culture. It’s not just groping, pinching, or smacking that’s a problem - unwanted sexual comments, jokes, gestures songs, cat calling and wolf whistling are also an issue. These actions are all too often trivialised and ignored – we won’t tolerate it, and neither should you.
Through our Call It Out campaign – led by President Harry Anderson and Vice President Emma Sims – we will challenge this culture head on by encouraging people who witness assault and harassment to call it out - whenever and wherever they see it.
Over the next week, we will be taking Call It Out online and encouraging you to show you support. Here’s how you can get involved:
If you see or experience sexual harassment and/or assault yourself, here’s how to Call It Out: