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Changing the culture: two years on

The results of a sector-wide survey to review progress on tackling sexual misconduct and gender-based violence, harassment and hate crime.

Almost 100 universities have been surveyed by Universities UK as a follow-up to its harassment and hate crime taskforce (Changing the Culture), exploring how institutions are addressing some of the challenges raised and acting on its recommendations.

Encouraging progress has been made at individual institutions – particularly in tackling gender-based-violence – with common activities including increased training for staff, preventative campaigns and development of partnerships with third sector and specialist organisations. 




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Universities UK's Head of Media Jo Hindle discusses the launch of 'Changing the culture: two years on' with the report's author Amy Smail, and UUK Policy Manager Fiona Waye.

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