It is that Deep
sexual harassment campaign
A co-creating campaign by young women for young people to raise awareness and encourage the call out – of modern sexual harassment. The campaign aims to contribute to the systematic change that the mobilisation of the #MeTOO and TimesUp movement has engendered around the world, with more girls and women feeling empowered to speak up and call out inappropriate behaviour, thereby raising awareness of the signs of sexual harassment and violence.
For young girls growing up in urban environments it can be hard to recognise and articulate harassment when it happens, as it’s often ‘normalised’ amongst peer groups, with inappropriate comments, touching and ‘ownership’ assumed to be the norm. In this context, it’s important that young people develop an understanding of what sexual harassment looks like, as well as having the confidence to call out unwanted on and offline sexual behaviours and challenge it when it happens.
The It Is That Deep Campaign equips young women with the tools to understand different forms of sexual harassment and safeguard each other, supporting girls in knowing when and how to set boundaries, in order to prevent girls from becoming victims, giving them the power to influence change systematically.
BelEve UK has created a safe space for girls and young women to access practical resources and training, explore ideologies and exercise their voice, thereby changing the narrative for many young women in London.
1 in 2 women
are sexually harassed at some point during their academic or work life
2 out 3 girls
have been sexually harassed in public in the UK
sexual harasment is rising
The Girl Guiding Attitude Study in 2017 found 64% of girls aged 13-21 had experienced sexual harassment in school in the past year compared to 59% in 2014.
3.1% of women aged 16-59
An estimated 3.1% of women (510,000) and 0.8% of men (138,000) aged 16-59 experienced sexual assault in the last year.
of the women affected by sexual harassment did not report it
- Train and educate 600 young women across London
- Develop Sexual Harassment Ambassadors and support/strengthen the safeguarding measures that are already in place
How to get involved
- Attend a monthly workshop
- Nominate a friend to attend our monthly workshop
- Share your stories
- Become an IT’s That Deep Ambassador
About the workshops
- Attend a monthly workshop by booking here
We will support you, listen to you,
and most importantly –
Believe in You
because It Is That Deep.
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