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The University of the West of England show their support for a Zero Tolerance Bristol

The University of the West of England (UWE) have been involved in Bristol Zero Tolerance from the beginning and are championing the issue of addressing gender-based violence in Bristol with the University of Bristol and others. We spoke to Professor Jane Harrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, to find out what has been implemented and what they are…
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The University of Bristol supporting Bristol Zero Tolerance

The University of Bristol were instrumental in setting up Bristol Zero Tolerance and championing the issue of addressing gender-based violence by creating the Forum Against Sexual Violence and Harassment with UWE, and other partners, to better support students. We caught up with Professor Judith Squires, Pro Vice-Chancellor, to find out what they have been working…
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Fighting for a Zero Tolerance Bristol

Empire Fighting Chance work with young people in Bristol on re-engagement with education, training or employment. We met Jamie Parry to find out how they hope to integrate a Zero Tolerance approach into the work that they are already doing. Empire Fighting Chance works with around 200-250 young people a week on a number of…
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What Bristol Student’s Union are doing to support Zero Tolerance

By University of Bristol Student’s Union For those students that have been involved in the Union’s democratic structures recently it will come as no surprise that sexual violence and harassment has become a hot topic across campus. With the Reclaim the Night march in November 2015, the input we had in the University’s Consent Workshops at the beginning of…
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End It Now and UWESU supports Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Ruth O’Leary For a student coming to university can often mean a new city, a new sense of freedom and completely new social interactions. Often you start finding out who you are as a person and what you’re truly interested in. For most this is an exciting new prospect but for others this can…
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New pledge signers Teaching Individuals Gender Equality and Respect (T.I.G.E.R) tell us how their work fits with Bristol Zero Tolerance

Teaching Individuals Gender Equality and Respect (T.I.G.E.R) currently run workshops for young people in Bristol challenging gender issues such as the limited portrayals of gender in the media, sexist language, stereotypes and bullying. They are also hoping to develop workshops for teaching staff and workplaces to tackle sexism and to empower people to challenge and…
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Laura Bates: Gender-based violence is everybody’s business

**This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** Zero Tolerance Project Officer Charlotte Gage sat down with Guardian Columnist and Everyday Sexism Project founder Laura Bates to discuss Bristol’s initiative to tackle gender-based violence and how we should be tackling violence both in Bristol and nationally. We also discussed…
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