“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.“
The campaign is being headed by Guild President, Harry Anderson, and Vice President, Emma Sims.
Call It Out aims to challenge this culture of ignorance by encouraging those who witness any form of harassment or assault to #CallItOut using the following methods:
Speak directly to the perpetrator (if safe to do so!)
Contact the Police – 999 for emergency cases, 101 for non-emergency cases