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Groping

“Being drunk is no excuse for sexual violence”

A guy walked into the bar who I immediately was aware of because he’d previously sexually assaulted me and had to be removed from the bar.

My friends were aware of the fact that I was uncomfortable being anywhere near him and we kept a good distance from him for as long as possible.

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Vote 100 – our inspirations

100 years ago, the first women in the UK were enfranchised when Parliament passed the Representation of the People Act.  Although it took another 10 years for all women to have the right to vote, it was a landmark moment for equality and feminism.

To celebrate the centenary, and the incredible dedication of the suffragettes who fought for change, we’re sharing just some of the women who have inspired us at Revolt Sexual Assault.

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Assault, Harassment

‘A sexual video of me went around school… I was horrified’

When I was 15 a sexual video of me went around my school.

It was back in the days when my friends and I would go and hold field parties. Telling our parents we were going to sleepovers at each other’s houses, we would collect in a green part of town, and drink.

I was horrified, it was invasive

I remember the evening when it happened, very clearly. It was the Friday after the first week back to school in Year 11. I had been drinking gin, straight – I obviously knew nothing about alcohol.

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Sexism

The Times Up Rally showed us how loud we can be

Sarah Newey explains why the Time’s Up Rally last week should make us hopeful for the future, despite all the challenges we have to overcome. 

Thousands of women, men and non-binary people turned out in central London this time last week to say “Enough”. Enough to discrimination. Enough to sexual assault and harassment. Enough to the pay gap. Enough to inequality. Enough, enough, enough.

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I was one of them, and I’ve never felt so empowered.

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