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Creating a happier and safer city for everyone!

Gender-based violence is an issue that can affect anyone, but forms of abuse impacting on older people are often hidden or ignored. We met with the Bristol Older People’s Forum (BOPF) to find out about issues affecting older people in Bristol and why they think it is important to be part of the Bristol Zero…
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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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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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