Students have spoken out about their experiences with the University following incidents of sexual assault and domestic abuse. A Vice Chancellor’s email to all students on 19 March reported that the University is liaising with the Devon and Cornwall Police after two sexual assaults on Exeter students took place on Streatham Campus in the early […]
Recent amendments to the domestic abuse bill will see threatening to share intimate photos criminalised, after concerns shown in the growing rates of such incidents. Anna Shaw discusses the change and importance of such a step for victims of abuse.
No Place Like Home: A Tragedy Behind Closed Doors Tamara Moule takes a look at the current surge of domestic violence occurring globally and the measures taken to combat it The Coronavirus can be a deadly killer, and does not discriminate, taking the lives of front-line doctors and nurses that are facing cases of it […]
I know you’re somewhere, somewhere/I’ve been trapped in my mind, girl, just holdin’ on”. When I first came across Jocelyn Flores I was on a road trip across California, eating Popeye’s and staring at the endless expanse of desert that stretched out until forever. His calming voice was reassuring and, immediately I felt the pain […]
Violence forms a part of quarter of all Russian families: 14,000 women a year die from injuries caused by their husbands or relatives. It is estimates like these, quoted by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in 2008, that hint at what a Russian Exeter student calls ‘a serious problem in Russia.’ The 2010 report […]
Campaign against Sex-Selective Abortion in China The Chinese government has launched a new campaign against sex-selective abortion in an attempt to solve ‘the Bachelor Crisis’ as there are currently 33 million more men than women in China. Pre-natal gender testing and sex-selective abortions are currently illegal in China, however the strong cultural bias for sons has […]