Education Secretary helps launch anti gender-based harassment scheme, Edinburgh, 27 September 2018Add to Lightbox Download
Pictured: Fiona Drouet shows the new card that provides information on how the deal with and report gender based abuse to John Swinney, Cabinet secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville and Minister for Further Education Richard Lockhead Richa
Education Secretary John Swinney joined college and university staff to launch a resource to handle gender-based violence. Fiona Drouet's daughter Emily committed suicide following being abused by a fellow student. She started the Emily test and gathered political support for the establishment of a resource so that all students and staff who how to repond if they or others are abused due to gender. More than 100,000 cards have been printed featuring the national support helplines for gender-based violence and sexual harassment. They have been designed to be carried constantly by staff, to enable them to quickly refer any victims to help.
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