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The architecture of our intimate lives is changing. Irish couples have more choice than ever about how they want to design their relationships, and th(...)

Louise Crowley, a senior lecturer in law, says UCC’s bystander initiative is helping to create a safer campus. “We are seeking to shatter the false consensus over the normality or acceptance of inappropriate behaviour.”  Photograph: UCC

One of the most ambitious attempts to create a “zero tolerance” approach to sexual harassment in Irish third level is unfolding on the campus of Unive(...)

‘It Stops Now’: campaign aims to tackle the harmful behaviours which prevent students from being able to safely and equally participate in college life. Photograph: It Stops Now

University College Cork students will unveil a mural on Monday calling for an end to sexual violence and harassment in third-level institutions. It i(...)

The consent workshops, developed by researchers at NUI Galway, will be offered to transition-year students

Transition year schools will have access to sexual consent workshops and classes under a new national initiative. NUI Galway researchers, who were th(...)

Student rape: most research suggests that rape and sexual assault involving students – especially first-years – are a feature across third-level campuses. Illustration: Getty Images

It was her first year in college and Leanne was approaching the end of her exams in 2016. “It was supposed to be a time of excitement, change and acco(...)

Dr Louise Crowley, of the UCC School of Law which is hosting a conference on domestic abuse on Friday, said existing State responses to the issue are typically reactive and under-resourced. Photograph: Tomas Tyner/UCC.

Ireland is failing the victims of domestic abuse by not adequately intervening with the perpetrators, an international conference on the issue at Univ(...)