Half of all women have experienced sexual harassment since the age of 15 # WHAT
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    Be an active bystander.

    Being an active bystander means making it your responsibility to call out negative and potentially harmful behaviour.

    It’s not always obvious physical assault. Sometimes, a situation just doesn’t feel right. It might be comments made by a friend that you feel are inappropriate or you might spot someone being harassed at a party or club. If you’re not sure whether behaviour is crossing the line or not, ask yourself… How would you feel if it was happening to you? Would you want someone to have the courage to speak up?

    The fact is, in a climate of indifference, verbal or physical attacks on others will continue to happen.

    It’s no longer an option to look the other way. So it’s important we all know when, and how, to intervene safely and positively in harmful situations.

Here are some ways you could take action:

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    Call it out

    Call out the perpetrator then and there. Tell them that their behaviour is not ok.

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    Get help

    Inform somebody else with power or social authority so they can get involved.

  • 3

    Empathise and engage

    Ask the victim if they're ok and if they need your help. Or, distract them by engaging with them.

  • 4

    Report it

    Report the incident, so that organisations and individuals can make changes.

You should never put yourself at risk by intervening, if a situation is dangerous call 999.

The time is now to bring about a cultural change, and make the world a better and safer place for everyone. Sign our pledge and tell the world you’re taking a stand.

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    A trusted, secure solution for the safety of everyone.

    Report + Support is an online platform which helps you keep everyone in your organisation safe, by giving them the opportunity to seek support when there’s been an incident of bullying or harassment, or to report it anonymously.

    Find out more
  • Product

    A trusted, secure solution for the safety of everyone.

    Report + Support is an online platform which helps you keep everyone in your organisation safe, by giving them the opportunity to seek support when there’s been an incident of bullying or harassment, or to report it anonymously.

    Find out more

Charity Partner

Manchester Rape Crisis

Our charity partner is Manchester Rape Crisis, who provide a range of confidential support services, run by women, for women and girls who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

Support Rape Crisis

We're asking you to send our email to your local MP, lobbying for them to make Misogyny a Hate Crime. This would be a huge step forward for tackling street harassment and abuse, and challenging wider sexism and objectification of women in society.

Together, it’s time we build a society that does not tolerate hate directed against women. It’s time we encouraged women to come forward and report offences, and reassure them that the police will take them seriously.

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