Domestic Abuse, Sexual Exploitation and Consent - Key Stage 5
Resources, Guidance and Articles
#ConsentIs - A short YouTube clip about consent
Give and Get for secondary schools
The Tackling FGM Initiative (a six year initiative involving 51 organisations focused on community based prevention work to tackle FGM in the UK) held an event ‘Communities Tackling FGM in the UK’ in 2016. They would like to share with you the learning, achievements and recommendations from the TFGMI.
Without Consent it's Rape - a short film which shows the devastating effect rape can have on not just the victim, but friends, family and the offender.
Kayleigh's Love Story - Kayleigh's Love Story is a film about aspects of the last 13 days of the life of 15 year old Kayleigh Haywood. The Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online by Luke Harlow, a man she had never met, before being rapes and murdered by his next door neighbour Stephen Beadman.
The film has been made to serve as a warning to children and adults of the dangers of grooming and sexual exploitation following Kayleigh's tragic death in November 2015.
Visit the Leicester Police for information on the dangers of speaking to people online, online grooming and to show your support for out CEASE (commitment to eradicate abuse and sexual exploitation) campaign.
How far can we go to protect ourselves?
In a world full of threats, a woman takes a photograph of a man’s license plate before getting into his car. He wasn’t happy. Visit blastingnews.com to read the full article.
This statement outline the CPS support for male victims of domestic abuse, rape, sexual offences, stalking, forced marriage, honour-based violence, child abuse, prostitution, human trafficking focusing on sexual exploitation, pornography and obscenity. Click on the title above for the full article.
Are we doing enough to challenge sexist comments? Are we making gender based assumptions? As teachers, are we creating a safe classroom by asking tough questions? Sexual harassment and violence are rooted in rigid and binary gender norms. These norms cause under-representation of girls studying physics at A-level and boys taking up careers in nursing. These norms mean that girls get teased for playing sport, an allegedly “masculine” pursuit. These same norms feed into the idea that girls’ bodies are inherently sexual and enticing to boys and men, who cannot control their desires.
As educators, we have an important role in building cultures of consent and respect among our students. To see the simple steps you can take in your classroom click here or on the title above.
'They removed my clitoris when I was 3 months old' - A Daily Mail article on FGM
Will the deaths of these 5 girls from FGM spark a global wake-up call? - An article in the New York Times
Glostakeastand - To end all types of violence and abuse - Gloucestershire organisations, groups and communities joining together to take a stand against all types of violence and abuse.