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Sexual misconduct on campus: what are your rights?

Universities and colleges have the power to discipline students or members of staff who sexually harass students. If you have reported sexual harassment to your college or university, there are a range of protective measures they can put in place to protect you while the matter is being investigated.

FollowIt App: Support with stalking

If you are experiencing or have experienced stalking, the Scottish Women’s Rights Centre (SWRC) is here to support you. We understand that stalking can have a significant and detrimental impact upon your life and wellbeing.

Help shape our new website

We know that for many people the Scottish Women's Rights Centre (SWRC) website is often the first place to look for legal information in relation to gender based violence.

We want to make sure that it’s as helpful as possible, and that people can get access as quickly as possible to whatever they’re looking for.

Spiking by injection: what are your rights?

Spiking occurs when someone puts drugs or alcohol into another person’s drink (or otherwise into another person’s body) without their knowledge and/ or consent. Spiking someone makes them more vulnerable to other misconduct, such as sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape.

Doxing: what is it and what are your rights?

The sharing of someone else’s private information on the internet without their consent is known as ‘doxing’ and can have very dangerous consequences. It is a form of online harassment and there are legal options available to people who have been ‘doxed.’

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08088 010 789

Our helpline is currently available at the following times:

- Tuesdays between 1PM and 4PM

- Wednesdays between 10AM and 1PM

Important: from 10 January 2022 our helpline is temporarily moving to a new format. You can read more about these changes here.

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