Why an inquiry into sexual harassment of women and girls in public places?
About this inquiry
Our research on sexual harassment in public places
1 What is the nature of the problem?
What is sexual harassment of women and girls in public places?
What is known about victims of sexual harassment?
What is the impact of sexual harassment in public places?
Who perpetrates sexual harassment and why does it happen?
2 Making public places safe for all women and girls
Sexual harassment as an equality and human rights issue
The Equality and Human Rights Commission
Image-based sexual abuse and the law
Policy on violence against women and girls
Community projects and support
Data collection on sexual harassment in public places
Preventing sexual harassment in public places
3 Creating a healthier media and culture
The relationship between media culture, and sexual harassment
4 Women and girls’ safety on public transport
Victimisation and perpetration on public transport
The specific context of sexual harassment on public transport
Impact and ‘safety work’
Project Guardian and Report It to Stop It
Preventing sexual harassment on public transport
5 Women and girls’ safety at night
Women and girls’ experiences of sexual harassment at night
The context and impact of sexual harassment at night
Where does responsibility lie for women and girls’ safety at night?
Licensing of bars and clubs
Licensing of sexual entertainment venues
6 Women’s safety at university
Sexual harassment at university: context and impact
Who perpetrates sexual harassment of women at university?
The Universities UK Taskforce
Who is responsible for women’s safety at university?
Office for Students
Conclusions and recommendations
Annex A: Summary of YouGov research on sexual harassment
Published written evidence
List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament
Published: 23 October 2018