Tories in Europe are hampering attempts to tackle FGM.
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FGM is an atrocity which transcends politics – we must ensure that the Tories oppose it in deed as well as word
Here are some basics from the world of law and policy on sexual harassment and violence, which are worth bearing in mind in reviewing procedures.
My message to these people, if you are reading this, is that you will never silence me.
Segregation is an immoral concept designed to force one group of people into a separate, subordinate existence.
In a stunning victory for the campaign against gender segregation in British universities, Universities UK has now dropped its controversial guidelines which would have allowed visiting speakers to segregate students on the basis of their gender.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has ruled that segregation as proposed by the vice-chancellors’ body is “not permissible” under existing equality laws.
Labour shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna MP has spoken out strongly over the dicision by Universities UK to permit gender segregation on British university campuses.
The decision to allow gender segregation on campus is a shocking betrayal of any notion of equality between the sexes, let alone democracy or socialism.
If as a society we wish to improve attitudes towards sexual consent – and more importantly reduce the number of women who are sexually assaulted by men – we need to end to the sexual double standard.
In order to eradicate acid violence the full extent of the crime needs to be recognised.