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Challenging sexual harassment in bars and clubs

By Drinkaware In light of recent events in Hollywood there has been a lot of discussion about the culture of sexual harassment: what people knew about, what people overlooked, or what they were unable to challenge. Since then, it’s been clear that this behaviour is not isolated to just Hollywood with many women experiencing sexual…
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Why is Gender-Based Violence a Workplace Issue?

By Laura Reynolds The year of 2017 began with the UK’s Office for National Statistics reporting the highest female employment rates since the records began in 1971. Yet it is all too soon to put down our placards. Unfortunately for many women, the workplace represents an additional sphere in which they must battle against inequality and harassment.…
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Learning Partnership West sign up to Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Learning Partnership West Learning Partnership West (LPW) is about making life better for thousands of children and young people, as well as their families and communities. LPW transforms young lives, providing places to have fun, be active and play, delivering intensive and effective one-to-one support, quality learning opportunities and ways to get good jobs We…
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Punka: Supporting marginalised voices in Bristol

By The Punka Team We love strong women at Punka and we love dancing to their music, too – expect to hear everything from Garbage to Grace Jones, Bikini Kill to Bananarama and M.I.A. to Metric at our first night on 20th October at the Queenshilling. Punka was formed over a love of women fronted music and we…
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Motion sign up to Bristol Zero Tolerance as they launch new In:Motion season

By Faith Harmony Keller Motion is an expansive multi room venue in the Temple Quay of Bristol, hosting a diverse range of club nights and live gigs throughout the year. As a nightclub that hosts some of the largest parties both nationally and internationally, we are keen to make sure we are always doing what…
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Bringing together the work Thekla does to support safer nights out

By Alex Black, General Manager Moored in Bristol’s floating harbour since the early 80s, Thekla has been a mainstay of the city’s night life for over 30 years. Playing host to a mix of live music and club events covering all genres almost everyone in Bristol can give you a story of a great night…
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No. 1 Harbourside completes the Zero Tolerance hat trick!

By Clare Lowe, Events and Marketing Manager No.1 Harbourside is a restaurant, bar and music venue bang in the middle of Bristol centre. Located on the historical harbourside it’s a meeting place for tourists and locals alike and being central it is a hotspot as a late-night bar, with live music every Wednesday through Sunday. Being…
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What do an Irish pub and a 90’s nightclub both have in common?

By Keshia Davies, Sales and Marketing Manager Answer: We care about your safety when you’re in our venue. This August, at Molloy’s and Popworld on Baldwin Street, we’ve signed the Bristol Zero Tolerance Pledge. As a dual-site venue, with customers and staff from all walks of life with all manner of experiences, we want to ensure…
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‘It’s horrible and it ruins your night’ – Raising awareness of sexual assaults in bars and clubs

By Avon and Somerset Police **This piece contains references to content that some readers may find upsetting or triggering** Avon and Somerset Police have launched a campaign to highlight the issue of sexual assault in bars and clubs, which has become so routine, that some people now expect it to happen to them every time they go…
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The Island supports Bristol Zero Tolerance

By Jane Hartoch, Centre Manager Our event staff at our Basement Venue recently updated their Good Night Out Training as part of our pledge to support Bristol Zero Tolerance to address gender-based harassment. During the training we were reminded of the amazing range of people who use our building and the great people we work with to put on…
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