‘Now I’ve opened up, there is no one to help’: how the burden of sexual crime lies on survivors’ shoulders
A quarter of women and one in 18 men have experienced sexual assault as an adult. Therapy is crucial for survivors – but accessing it can be a further struggle at the worst possible time.
Bristol trial tackling drink spiking is hailed a nationwide success
A pilot project in Bristol has seen reports of drink spiking cases skyrocket – meaning the recent awareness campaign might have made people feel more able to speak out.
Bristol University urged to tackle underreporting of sexual violence
As more students speak out about their experiences of sexual violence, why are reporting rates so low at Bristol University?
Enough is enough. Surveying sexism at work
A Cable survey of people who’d experienced workplace sexual harassment and discrimination, yielded shocking results. What can be done about this persistent issue?
Listen: Round Table Discussion: Sexual harassment and violence against women in the city
Listen to the Round Table discussion above or download the sound file. Following a recent high profile case of sexual abuse of girls by men in...
Exclusive: Less than 1 in 5 rape crimes result in a charge by Avon and Somerset police
The Bristol Cable can reveal that up to 80% of rapes and sexual assaults recorded by Avon and Somerset Police do not result in a...